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Douglas Timothy Murray

9/26/1957 - 8/1/2018

PEORIA ~ Douglas Timothy Murray, 60, of Peoria, passed away at 1:25 a.m. Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria.
 
Born September 26, 1957 in Peoria to Leon and Esther (Jones0 Murray, he married Lana Gale Wright on July 7, 1982 in Peoria.  She survives.
 
Also surviving are four daughters, Carrie Murray of Malvern, Arkansas, Jennifer Murray, Megan Murray and Keely Murray, all of Peoria; eight grandchildren; and one sister, Marsha of Pekin.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; and five sisters.
 
Doug was of the Catholic faith.
 
He had worked as a biscuit maker for Hardee's for over 10 years.  Prior to that, he did contract roofing and painting.  He was an all-around handy man.
 
Doug enjoyed fishing, drawing and painting.  He was an Atlanta Falcons football fan and loved watching WWE Wrestling.
 
Cremation rites will be accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  There will be no visitation or service.
 
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society at 4234 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria, IL 61614.