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Maurice Keith "Soup" Magruder

Obituary for Maurice Keith "Soup" Magruder

July 6, 1926 - February 8, 2020
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 93


Maurice Keith "Soup" Magruder, 93, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2020. He was born July 6, 1926 in McLean Co. to the late Ferd M. and Phronia Troutman Magruder. Maurice was retired as a core analyst in the oil industry with Williams and Company and also had worked as a truck driver for Matlock Trucking Co. He was a member of the former Seven Hills Baptist Church and loved going to his farm in McLean Co. He enjoyed spending time at his home in Florida during the winter, watching Nascar and U. K. basketball, and turkey hunting. Maurice was also preceded in death by his wife, Billie Jean Magruder on October 23, 2009, a daughter, Leticia Barker in June of 2009 and a brother, Robert Magruder.

Surviving are a daughter, Ruth Cameron and husband Bill of Owensboro, two grandchildren, Jennifer Herringdine and husband Ken of Germany and Benjamin Barker and wife Meredith of West Point, Mississippi, a great granddaughter, Elizabeth Gail Barker, a brother-in-law, Jack Kellem of Maceo and nieces and great nephews.

The funeral service for Maurice Magruder will be 2 PM Thursday, February 13, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Entombment will follow in Owensboro Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 12:00 until 2:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Western Kentucky, 3419 Wathens Crossing, Owensboro, KY 42301 or to the Daviess Co. Animal Shelter, 2620 Highway 81, Owensboro, KY 42301.

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900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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