George Arnold Murphy, 88, of Wilmington, passed away on August 2, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Mary (Neville) Murphy. He was born in Philadelphia, PA and served in the United States Navy for 32 years, retiring as Captain. He was a 32nd Degree Mason, a graduate of Villanova University, and was a Distinguished Graduate from the Naval War College.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughter Susan Nika and her husband, Dr. Michael Nika, and his grandchildren, Colleen Nika and Michael Nika, Jr.
Relatives and friends are invited to visitation Wednesday, August 6, 2014 from 6:30-8:00pm at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service, 3915 Oleander Drive, Wilmington. Funeral Service Thursday at 1pm at the funeral home.