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Warren Edward Murray

Pause Days Gone By by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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“It was truly a joy to know Mr. Murray. He was one of the first educators that made me interested in learning. I always enjoyed having around his...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Karen Biggs Easterby - Charleston, SC

“Mr Murray, I was a difficult student but somehow you managed to make me love science. I remember after going away to college, you were the only...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Glenda Williams - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Great teacher. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Ryan Floyd - North Charleston, SC

“Not only a favorite teacher, but a friend. I will never forget he great times in class and the way he truly cared.❤ ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Laura Evensen - Charleston, SC

Summer 2003 USVI's “Ed,Thank you for being more than just a teacher to me (You taught me the same Physical Science course 2 years in a row because I liked you so much!)....Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Isaac Speights - Mount Pleasant, SC

Summer 2003 USVI “Ed,You where more than a just a teacher (Two years in a row for the same physical science course because I like you so much!). You where a mentor...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Isaac Speights - Mount Pleasant, SC


7 of 11 | Posted by: Peter Smyth - Charleston, SC

“Mr Murray, you touched my life in so many ways. You inspired me, you supported me and you made a difference in my life. You are loved and will not be...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Brendan Wilbur - Ithaca, NY

“Mr. Murray was one of the coolest teachers I ever had. He was always trying to come up with new inventive ways to get his lessons across to us. I...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Scott Timmons - Greenville, SC

“You were a great teacher Mr. Murray. One that always stands out in my memory. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Erika Sprotti - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Ed is a friend from the late 70s. We had many fun times at the Med Deli with other special friends. We were known as the "Med Flies"! I'm sure Ed...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Carol Salas - Mt. Pleasant, SC


Warren Edward Murray, 75, of Charleston, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Saturday, December 29, 2018. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 3, 2019 in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel, 232 Calhoun Street, with a Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m.

Warren was born October 5, 1943 in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, son of the late Edward Elias Murray and Wilhelmena Hughes Murray. He was a graduate of the College of Charleston, did post-graduate studies at Rutgers University (where he developed a lifelong love for growing orchids), and earned his Master's Degree from The Citadel. Warren was a retired teacher of Biology, Chemistry and Physics at Wando High School and The School of the Arts, reveling in helping students understand complex concepts and appreciate the wonder and beauty of creation. A beloved and gifted educator, he excelled not only in teaching but also in coaching, sponsoring extra-curricular activities, especially those involving nature, and in molding citizens and scholars.

Warren is survived by his sister, Geraldine Murray Spivey Meadows (Gene) of Charleston, SC; brother, George Wendell Murray (Shirley) of N. Royalton, OH; three nieces: Kimberly Murray-Atkian (Ron), Pamela Karen Spivey and Elizabeth Spivey Hopkins (Sheridan); and two nephews: Bill Murray and Marty Spivey. He was predeceased by a nephew, Christopher Spivey.

Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice, especially those which are Nature related.