William Leon "Dub" Murrell

Mr. William Leon “Dub” Murrell, 70, of Pittsburg was born December 28, 1947 in Lecompte, Louisiana to John R. and Alice Lemoine Murrell and passed away on January 12, 2018 in Tyler, Texas.

He was retired from Pilgrim’s Pride, served in the US Army, and a was a member of the Pentecostal church.

He is survived by his wife, Conni Miller Murrell; children, Terry and Amanda Murrell of Pittsburg, Shannan Murrell of Pittsburg, Jaison Terrell and wife Amber of Pittsburg, and Jairod Terrell and wife Jennifer of Latch; 9 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; siblings, John and Margaret Murrell of Burnet, and Linda Gail Knight of Spring.

He is preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Alyssa Collins; sister, Brenda Darlene Sims; and brother-in-law, James Knight.

Services will be held 2:00 P.M. Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at New Mine Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be between 1:00-2:00 P.M. Saturday at the funeral home prior to the service. Larry Davis will officiate the service.

Pallbearers will be Matt Bicknell, Jim Miller, Daniel Murrell, Scott Murrell, Mike Ortego, David Ortego, and Robert Kemph.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Mr. Murrell's honor to the American Heart Association at 10900-B Stonelake Blvd., Suite 320, Austin, Texas 78759 or the Alzheimer's Association at PO Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011.