Obituary: Roscoe Murray


Roscoe “Rocky” Murray, 49, of Fishers, died unexpectedly April 9. He was born Oct. 18, 1968, in Indianapolis as the son of Kenneth W. Murray and Leona (McLain) Norrod.

Rocky received his bachelors degree from Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., in 1993 and his master’s degree in 1998 from McDaniel College in Westminster, Md. Rocky married Bobbi Sue (Renfrew) on Aug. 30, 1997, in Frederick, Md.

He was currently the American Sign Language teacher at Anderson High School and had also worked for the Indiana School for the Deaf as a math teacher. Rocky was the co-sponsor for the sign language club at Anderson High School. He enjoyed doing projects around the house, hiking, traveling and watching his children play in sports. Rocky adored his family and loved spending time with them.

Rocky is survived by his wife, Bobbi Sue Murray, of Fishers, children, Ashley (Gabriel) Wright of Fortville, Ashton Murray of Fishers, Ashlanna Murray of Fishers and Asher Murray of Fishers, father Kenneth Murray of Indianapolis, mother and step-father Leona and Ernie Norrod of Indianapolis, sisters, Brenda (Timothy) Wade of Doylestown, Penn., Shawn Murray of Indianapolis and Lilly (Zachary) Richardson of Bargersville, Ind., and step-sister Heidi (David) Stegall of Albany, Ind. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Dolletta McLain.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 13 at Brandywine Community Church, 1551 E. New Rd., Greenfield. A celebration of Rocky’s life will take place following the visitation at 1 p.m. Pastor Mark Wright will officiate.

A Go Fund Me page has been established for the family. To donate, visit Friends may share a memory or a condolence at

Arrangements are being handled by Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield.


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