James LeRoy Murphy

Profile Updated: June 15, 2019
Residing In: Ashburn, VA USA
Spouse/Partner: Paula Suzanne (Deschere) Murphy (HHS '64)
Occupation: Retired Naval Officer and Aerospace Engineer
Children: Two sons: Steve, 1972; Chris, 1976. Six grandchildren, 4 boys, 2 girls.
Military Service: U. S. Navy  
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After a year at Georgia Tech, I attended the Naval Academy (Annapolis) and graduated in 1967. Spent 27 years on active duty flying for the Navy. After Navy retirement I spent 16 years working for a couple of small systems engineering companies supporting Navy and Army aviation projects. Fully retired summer of 2010 and followed four of my six grandchildren around as their parents moved from Army base to Army base.

Our older son, an Army colonel, and his family now have moved from Newport, RI (an Army officer at the Naval War College) to Colorado Springs, CO. Paula and I Live in a retirement community near our younger son and his family in the Leesburg VA area.

Doing various volunteer work, grand-daughter entertaining, and playing lots of pickleball (look it up on YouTube). We like to travel - several times a year to where ever the Army has sent the older son and family; and, frequently on cruises.

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Thanksgiving 2016. Roy near the rear on left, Paula in middle on the left. Photo includes both sons and their wives, all six grandchildren, and my Azerbaijani daughter-in-law's parents.
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Happy birthday, Sam. Paula and I have moved several stones' throw from you - Leesburg - hovering near grandchildren.

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Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 12:23 AM
Roy on left. Also included in picture, older son, his wife, and four grandboys with Pikes Peak in the background. This was taken at an Air Force Academy managed recreation area.
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August 2013. My apologies for the right-hand most grandson, who apparently decided a grimace was better than a smile.
Posted: Jul 10, 2017 at 2:59 PM
Thanksgiving 2016. Roy near the rear on left, Paula in middle on the left. Photo includes both sons and their wives, all six grandchildren, and my Azerbaijani daughter-in-law's parents.