William J. (B.J) Murray, 60 of Springfield, went home to be with the Lord on August 28, 2012. B.J. was born to Wanda and Billy Murray on April 21, 1952 in Springfield, Missouri, B.J. grew up and lived in the Glidewell community and graduated from Willard High School. B.J. was the Owner of Murray Construction and spent most of his life as a Builder and Carpenter. The last five years he worked for D-4 Investments. B.J. adored his niece and nephews, and their children. He truly was a GREAT UNCLE. The last three years have been the happiest of his life because of the love he had for his fiancée, Donna Bond. They were looking forward to spending the rest of their lives together.
He was preceded in death by his father, Billy Murray; his mother, Wanda Murray-Wallace; his step-father, Cecil Wallace; one step-brother, Rod Wallace; and a great-niece, Karis Rose Wallace.
He is survived by the love of his life, Donna Bond; his two sisters, Donna Wallace and husband Gary of Springfield and Karla Murray of Springfield; his niece, Wendy and husband Doug Bischoff and their children; two nephews, Todd Wallace and wife Heather and their children and Matt Wallace and wife Lindsay and their children; and a host of family and friends.
Memorial services will be held at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, September 1, 2012 in Greenlawn Funeral Home North. Visitation will be 6:00 p.m. ~ 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 31, 2012 in the funeral home.