Virgil Thomas Murfin, 76, of Geneseo died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Geneseo Good Samaritan Village. A memorial visitation celebrating his life was held Thursday, Oct. 11 at Vandemore Funeral Home, Geneseo. Cremation rites have been accorded. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be directed to Hospice Compassus.
He was born on April 20, 1936, in Macomb, the son of Gaillard R. and Wilma I. (Sims) Murfin. He was a 1955 graduate of Bushnell High School. Virgil was a former member of the Geneseo Moose Lodge No. 990 and the Geneseo Lions Club.
Survivors include his son, Tim of Geneseo; granddaughter, Sydney Murfin of Geneseo; his brother and spouse, Gary and Sandra of Mt. Carmel; his sister and spouse, Phyllis and Jerry English of Bushnell; and his brother-in-law, Harry Hendrickson of Glenshaw, Pa. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Gene; and two sisters, Eileen Hendrickson and Marsha Murfin.