Celebration of a life well lived. Murray’s obituary is written in the vast amount of friends he had and the strangers that never remained strangers. Murray never forgot a face names would never stick, but faces he remembered.
Born August 27, 1936 to Mary and EM Hayworth in Texhoma, OK. Raised 161/2 miles NW of Texhoma on the family farm. He attended Okmulgee Technical School 1954-1950. Murray entered the Army 1957-1959. In 1961 he was called back in during the Berlin Crisis.
Murray served on several corporation boards. He farmed and ranched from a very young age to 1985. In 1987 he started working for Lawson Products, selling “nuts & bolts”. He accumulated many friends through this line of work. In 2002 Murray became a crop adjuster where he made many more friends. Murray was always honest, did not lie even when a small white lie might have smoothed over a situation. On August 6, 1967 Murray acquired a wife, Sheryl Hayworth and a daughter. Le always said when we married dad. In October 1968, Sherri was born, and was the apple of his eye. Murray was a strong Christian and his faith carried him through her death.
Murray was a part of the Masonic Lodge for 51 years. He was a part of the Lions club for 10 years. He served on the board of Directors for the Texhoma Wheat Growers and PTCI out of Guyman.
Survivors include, wife, Sheryl Hayworth, Hugoton, KS; daughter, LeAnn Hessman and husband Gary, Sublette, KS; two grandkids, Bradley Ross, Garden City, KS and Brandi Ross-Wiesen, Cheyenne, Wyoming a Great Grandson, Brayden Wiesen also of Cheyenne.
He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Sherri Hayworth.
Memorials have been established for League House or Pheasant Heaven Charities. Memorials may be mailed to Paul’s-Robson Funeral Home-PO Box 236- Hugoton, KS 67951.
Due to allergies the family has requested no flowers, Donations to the Memorials in lieu of. Thank you.
Viewing will be held on Thursday 10 AM to 8 PM and Friday 10 AM to 8 PM, Paul’s-Robson Funeral Home, Hugoton. Family will receive friends from 6 PM to 8 PM on Friday.
Funeral Service will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 10 AM, Bethel Friends Church, Hugoton, KS. Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. at Texhoma Cemetery, Texhoma, OK, with Pastor Larry Bradford and Roy Bogan.