Thomas Christopher "Chris" Murphy, 47, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at February 9, 2019 at Select Specialty Hospital in Saint Charles, Missouri. He was born August 19, 1971 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Michael Aaron and Jackie L. (Conner) Murphy.
Chris is survived by his son, Nicholas Aaron Murphy of Mount Vernon, Illinois; niece, Jessica Murphy Shingleton of Morristown, Indiana; nephew, Kelley Murphy of Norman, Oklahoma, two uncles, Jim Conner and wife, Diane, of Saint Louis, Missouri and Kenneth Conner of Benton, Illinois; and three cousins, Stephanie Clark of Cuba, Missouri, Craig Conner of Saint Louis, Missouri, and Molly Novak of Saint Louis, Missouri.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Murphy was preceded in death by his grandparents and one brother, Timothy Alan Murphy.
Chris served his country in the United States Navy and worked as a Telecommunications Technician. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Old Union Missionary Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois.