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Robert "Bob" Dale Murdock, age 75, of Somerset, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. Bob was born in Salt Lake City, UT on August 11, 1942 to the late Franklin Dale Murdock and Nora Ostrander Murdock. He was united in marriage to Lynn Smiley on October 22, 1982 in Trenton, GA.
Bob was a United States Army Veteran serving in Vietnam. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Athens, AL. Bob enjoyed working in the yard, camping (having camped in most of the western states), telling people of his testimony, reading the Bible and he was a peace loving man. He owned and operated 10 Tobacco Outlet Stores in North Alabama and was an estimator for K & M Glass Co. and Bob's Glass in Orlando, FL.
Bob is survived by his wife Lynn; two sons, Robert L. Murdock (Debbie) of Beaumont, CA and Michael Murdock (April) of New Market, AL; two daughters, Tammy Jones (Larry) of Prescott, AZ and Cyndi Springer (Larry) of Madison, AL; two stepsons, Jeff Childers (Amanda) of Sanford, NC, and David Childers (Sherrie) of Science Hill, KY; 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, and one grandson.
Visitation for Robert "Bob" Dale Murdock will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at Somerset Undertaking Company and Crematory. A Celebration honoring the life of Robert "Bob" Dale Murdock will immediately follow the visitation at 1:00 pm in the Chapel of Somerset Undertaking Company and Crematory with Rev. Curtis Sellers officiating.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Science Hill Nazarene Church Youth Program or God's Food Pantry.
You may send condolences and sign the online register book for the Murdock family at somersetundertaking.com.
Somerset Undertaking Company & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Published on October 12, 2017
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