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Clancy Murphy
  • In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the Clancy Murphy Fund that is set up at the United Bank of Iowa.
  • 408 Highway 30
    Dunlap, IA 51529

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“First and foremost. Karol and family we are so sad to hear of Clancy's passing. We had hoped that he would get the medical help that he needed and we...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Russ & Tina Willis - Dunlap, IA

“First and foremost. Karol and family we are so sad to hear of Clancy's passing. We had hoped that he would get the medical help that he needed and we...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Russ & Tina Willis - Dunlap, IA

“Clancy, you are the definition of a "Simple kind of Man", one that never judged, always had fun, Pray that we always follow your ways. You are so...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Patty Schwery - Dunlap, IA

“Just in my own mind I am thinking about Clancey walking through the Gates being welcomed by the open arms of his heavenly family. There is NO way you...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Barb Cogdill

“My thoughts and prayers go out to all of Clancy's family during this difficult times. ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Brian ONeill - Denison, IA

“I work at FSC and got the privilege to golf with Clancy in a golf tournament last summer. It was cold and raining and I left my coat in my car and he...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Allison Taylor - Harlan, IA

“Karol,Ryan, Tim, Katie and families. You have my deepest sympathy. Clancy was one of a Kind. He and I had a lot of Bears talk with a few beverages...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Byron Hartwig - Battle Creek, IA

“We are so very, very sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Carol and Tim Mulligan - FL

“Lorraine so sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Ann Neppl - Charter Oak, IA

“Dear Clancy you are going to be missed by so many. You always had a smile and you fought til the end always believing you would beat this and get a...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Lorraine Houston - Dunlap, IA

“Carol and family,Danny and I were deeply saddened to hear about Clancey. We enjoyed our time spent with him at the golf course and he never did mind...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Kris Lacey Lacey - Omaha, NE

“Prayers of comfort and peace during this time of loss. I had the pleasure of knowing Clancy through my husband Adam who worked with him years ago. He...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Jodi Snyder - Odebolt, IA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Clancy's family.Clancy worked at the golf course club house when we lived in Dunlap and we always had a great time...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Joyce Kramer - Surprise, AZ

“To Clancy's Family~ I am so very sorry for you loss of such a great man. I had the privilege to work with Clancy at the Harlan Feed Mill. Clancy...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Melissa Raymond - Harlan, IA

“So Very Very Very Sorry Prayers Prayers To All The Family Love And Hugs ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Patty Niedermyer - Pisgah, IA

“Clancy was a gem - He was one of those guys you met for the first time, and he was your friend forever. You could always count on having a great...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Matt Gengler - Missouri Valley, IA

“Sending heartfelt condolences to the family of Clancy Murphy from Larry Schlensig of Shelby, Iowa.He will be missed greatly. When Larry would travel...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Larry Schlensig - Shelby, IA

“It was always good to see him up at the FSC General Office. He reminded me of a Teddy Bear- big kind heart. No more pain. ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Lori Weisenborn - Harlan, IA

“I was so sorry to hear this. Clancy was a great guy. My thoughts go out to his family. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: TERRY Frazier - Omaha, NE


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Clancy William Murphy was born on March 22, 1959, to Eugene and Ellie (Arthur) Murphy in Long Beach, California. Clancy's family moved to Ralston, Nebraska when he was two. He attended school in Ralston until his senior year. The family moved to Dunlap, Iowa and Clancy graduated with the class of 1977 from Dunlap High School. On February 14, 1981, Clancy married Karol Davie at her parents' home in Dunlap. Clancy worked for Schemmer Rock Quarry in Logan, managed the golf course clubhouse in Dunlap, and also worked at Aaron Ferer & Sons in Omaha for 15 years. He spent the last 18 years of his life working at Farm Service Cooperative in Denison, Ida Grove and Harlan. He loved to drink beer and watch the Chicago Bears play. He also enjoyed fishing and golfing. His favorite thing to do was gather with his family on Saturday nights and barbeque.

Clancy died on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska at the age of 59 years and 26 days.

Clancy was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Kelly, Mike and Barney Murphy; and niece, Chrisy Murphy. He is survived by his wife, Karol Murphy of Dunlap, Iowa; three children, Tim (Alisha) Murphy and Katie (Joel) Miller all of Dunlap, Iowa, Ryan (Jodi) Murphy of Davie, Florida; four grandchildren, Camden Block, Tucker Murphy, Nash Murphy and Ellie Murphy; five siblings, Lorraine (Kenny) Houston, Ann (Denny) Behrendt, Mary (Ron) Fouts all of Dunlap, Iowa, Wally (Anita) Murphy and Ed Murphy all of Omaha, Nebraska; three sisters-in-law, Lois Murphy of Vail, Iowa, Cathy Murphy and Betty Murphy both of Dunlap, Iowa; and many other relatives and friends.