Nim was born September 20, 1945 in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, the son of John Murphy and Elva Muriel Pope. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers JV, Arlis, Roy, John, Jack, Bobby Gene and Eugene and his sister Estella
Nim is survived by his wife Kay of the home, a daughter Sherry Powell and husband John, Archie Missouri, a son Bobby Pope, Creighton Missouri, three grandsons Cody, Cory and Brady, sister Euna and husband, Wendyle of Tishomingo Oklahoma, sister Kanita of Gainesville Texas, brother Jim of Springfield Missouri and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Complete Cremation and Funeral service, Harrisonville Missouri.
To honor Nim's wishes there will be no services. Family wishes to thank you for your support and prayers.