David Richard Murphy
David Richard Murphy, age 68 of Goodyear, AZ died July 23, 2017 in Sun City, AZ. He was born May 13, 1949 in Tokyo, Japan to Richard Murphy and Yukie Sugimoto. David was a kind, gentle, happy-go-lucky type of guy. People and children were drawn to his happy, friendly face and wonderful sense of humor. He loved to sing and could whistle beautifully. He loved motorcycles and owned many of them. David is survived by his life partner, Carol Anne Rivera; daughter, Gina Murphy Robles; sisters, Kathy Murphy Workman and Lois Murphy; and eleven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother, Yukie Murphy and brother, Steven Murphy. A visitation will be held at 7:00 pm followed by a funeral service at 7:30 pm, Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Thompson Funeral Chapel, 926 S. Litchfield Road, Goodyear, AZ.