Donald “Donnie” Warren Murphy Jr., 69, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, at Russell Regional Hospital.

He was born July 25, 1950, in Russell to Donald “Don” and Isetta (Tittel) Murphy. He was a 1968 graduate of Russell High School.

He married Sue McKown on April 22, 1977, in Las Vegas. He worked for the City of Russell for 25 years, retiring on Nov. 1, 2012. He was a U.S. Army veteran stationed in Vietnam from March 1970 through October 1971.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; a sister, Tenna Rae Bangert, Derby; a stepdaughter, Megan Tolle, Sedgwick; a granddaughter; and a great-granddaughter.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell; a Fort Riley and Russell VFW military honor guard ceremony will follow at Russell County Veterans Memorial.

Family will greet guests the day of the service Wednesday at the mortuary. Memorials are suggested to Russell County Veterans Memorial in care of the mortuary.