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In Memory of

John Frank Murgatroyd

December 20, 1946 - September 10, 2017

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John Frank Murgatroyd, Sr., age 70, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. He was born on December 20, 1946 to the late John Frank and Ruth Valine (Mellinger) Murgatroyd, in Akron, Ohio. He married Kathleen Kavelaris in 1973. He proudly served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a faithful member of Living Lord Lutheran Church at Lakewood Ranch. He was passionate about his career in auto-finance for the Sunset Auto Group.

He is preceded in death by his parents and many siblings.

He is survived by...

John Frank Murgatroyd, Sr., age 70, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. He was born on December 20, 1946 to the late John Frank and Ruth Valine (Mellinger) Murgatroyd, in Akron, Ohio. He married Kathleen Kavelaris in 1973. He proudly served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a faithful member of Living Lord Lutheran Church at Lakewood Ranch. He was passionate about his career in auto-finance for the Sunset Auto Group.

He is preceded in death by his parents and many siblings.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 44 years, Kathleen; daughter, Tracy (Dennis) O'neill, sons, Steven (Jennifer) Durrstein, John (Julie) Frank Murgatroyd, Jr., Keith (April) Edwin Murgatroyd; sisters, Margie Moore, Sherry (Robert) Windle, Susie (Larry) Nida; brothers, Robert (Beverly) Murgatroyd, Tom (Barbara) Murgatroyd, 6 grandchildren, numerous other relatives and close friends he considered family.

Family will be receiving friends during a visitation on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at the funeral home from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Funeral services will be conducted at Palms-Robarts Funeral Home in the Legacy Chapel at 12:00 pm with entombment services immediately following with military honors at the Palms-Robarts Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at: www.palmsrobartsfuneralhome.com