Dennis William Murr, 81, of Concord, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at Atrium Health Cabarrus Hospital in Concord, surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Murr was born July 1, 1941 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Louis William Murr and the late Mary Dorothea Murr.
He was also preceded in death by his wife Doris Jean Murr of 45 years.
Dennis was mechanically inclined and very gifted with his hands. He had a passion for reading and collecting books. In his early years, he grew to enjoy photography and gardening. He retired from Phillip Morris after a very long and successful career.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Thursday May 11, 2023 at Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord. The funeral service will be on Friday May 12, 2023 at St. James Catholic Church at 9:30 am. Burial will follow at the St James Catholic Cemetery at 2323 Gold Hill Rd., Concord.
Survivors include daughter, Terry (Daniel) Townsend, daughter, Jennifer (Michael) Blake, daughter, Julie (James Wellons) Sides, son, Douglas (Emily Pugh) Murr, sister, Patty Birchler, sister, Gale McCauley, sister, Phyllis Algeier, grandchildren, Kristen Blake, Amber Sides, Aaron Townsend, Sara Blake, and Ava Sides, and one great granddaughter Maeve Cohen.
Memorials may be made to St. James Catholic Church in his name.