Sargent Major Cecil Murphy, USMC, a long time member of the JSNO passed away on Wednesday, 25SEP. A retired Marine, he working for the Federal Court System after his military retirement here in New Orleans and was very active in the Japanese/American community.
Funeral services for SGM Murphy will be held on Wednesday, October 2nd from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home.
I hope you can make this service as SGM Murphy received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays from Japan in 2009. The Order of the Rising Sun is awarded to individuals who have made a significant contribution to the important and meaningful friendship between Japan and the U.S.
I’ll pass information on as soon as it becomes available.