started his career at the age seventeen at the A.L. Beal Mortuary based on a
job search conversation in class with a fellow student at Parkway West High
currently holds a Funeral Director and Embalmer license not only in Missouri
but has held a license in Virginia and North Carolina. Mr. Murray also served
in the United States Army as a Mortuary Affairs Specialist. Mr. Murray is also
a proud member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated, Epsilon Nu Delta Mortuary
Fraternity Incorporated, National Funeral Directors & Morticians
Association, and the Missouri State Funeral Directors & Embalmers
A 2001 graduate
of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service and National Board certified through
the International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards. Mr. Murray
also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mortuary Management from Lindenwood
University along with a Master of Business Administration from
Maryville University. One of the
original staff members who worked under Charles S. Wilson Jr. Mr. Murray worked
for several local funeral homes after the untimely death of Mr. Charles S.
Wilson in 1998, but he made some great stops along the way, gaining knowledge
and technique from each one.
Thankful for all
the helping hands along the way, Mr. Murray wants to pay things forward by
helping other young people find their way in funeral service.