David E. Murray Jr., 49, of East Peoria, died at 11:39 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, 2009, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.


David E. Murray Jr., 49, of East Peoria, died at 11:39 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, 2009, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born Jan. 25, 1960, in Killeen, Texas, to David E. and Wilda M. Montag Murray.

Surviving are his grandmother, Cleo Montag; mother, Wilda (Bruce) Heilman; daughter, Destiny Murray; brother, Scott (Gayle) Murray; step-son, Matt Williams and four step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father.

He worked as a machinist for 20 years at Morton Metalcraft, now Matcor Metal Fabrication in Morton.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria.  Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memory Gardens in Morton.

Online condolences may be made at www.remmertfuneralhome.com.