Robert William Murphy 1951-2016

Robert “Bob” William Murphy, 64 of Ashburn, died Sunday, March 13, 2016.

Born Oct. 14, 1951, in Clarksburg, WV, he was the son of the late Robert S. Murphy and the late Hilda Moody Riedel.  He was also the stepson of the late Paul Riedel.

He grew up in Oxon Hill, MD, and then moved to Northern Virginia. He was employed by Fairfax Auto Parts as the general manager.

He is survived by his wife, Debbie; children Erin Patrick Murphy, Bonnie Kathleen Steverson and Jocelyn Geary; sister Linda Compton; brothers Scott Riedel and Pete Riedel; and nine grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Friday, March 18 at Loudoun Funeral Chapel, 158 Catoctin Circle, SE, Leesburg, Virginia. The funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday March 19, at St. Theresa Catholic Church located at 21371 St. Theresa Lane Ashburn, with the Father Thomas Cavanaugh officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family to defray final expenses or to Blue Ridge Hospice.

[Loudoun Funeral Chapel]

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