Rev. Carl Calvin Murray, age 95, of Black Mountain, passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at Givens Highland Farms. He was born on March 9, 1925 in Blount County, TN to Clyde T. and Olive Wilson Murray. Carl served in the United States Army during WWII and was injured in the Battle of the Bulge. After marrying Earnestine Jo Harrison in 1947, he graduated from Princeton Seminary in 1951 and served as pastor at seven Presbyterian churches until his retirement in 1990. His wife died in 2003 and his daughter Susan Messana in 2012. He is survived by his loving wife, Nancy Donnan, his sons David and Mark, his grandchildren Jennifer Messana and Shawn, and his great-grandson Dillon.
There will be no services at this time. Penland Family Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Murray Family.
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