James Henry Murray, Jr., 78

CUMBERLAND - James Henry Murray, Jr., 78, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002 at a Portland Hospital. He was born in Old Town, a son of James H. and Adalaide Soule Murray, Sr., Mr. Murray served in the Army during World War II . He retired from Rockwood Systems and Portland Copper and most recently from Chebeague Transportation Company as a part-time bus driver. Mr. Murray belonged to the American Legion Gray Post #86, Veterans of Foreign War Post # 832 South Portland and Senior Citizen Lifeline Gym. He lived in this area of Maine over 60 years. He was predeceased by his first wife, Phyllis June Latham; and grandson, Mark Kimball. Surviving is his wife, Doris Timmons Murray of Cumberland; a son, Raymond ' Buddy' Leavitt of New Gloucester; two daughters, Patricia Kimball of Gray and Joan Babb of Windham; four brothers, Wallace Murray of Sanford, Robert Murray of Sanford, Ernest Latham of Lewiston, Frederick Latham of South Portland; a sister, Wilemena Thorton of Texas; eight grandchildren; nine great - grandchildren. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m., Saturday in Gray Village Cemetery. Rev. Philip Shearman will Officiate. Arrangements under the care of Wilson Funeral Home, Gray.