Dec. 27, 1945 – June 19, 2015
William J. Murray Jr., owner of the former Le Club Etcetera in Buffalo and Lock City Communications in Lockport, died Friday in a Cheektowaga nursing home. He was 69.
Mr. Murray, born in Bradenton, Fla., was a graduate of Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica and served in the Army. He then owned Le Club Etcetera, on Genesee Street, and Lock City Communications, which sold cellphones.
He was known for his interest in art and fashion and for putting on community events for children in the 1980s and ’90s.
“He will be dearly missed by family and friends,” said his daughter, Dana Murray.
Surviving in addition to his daughter are two sons, William J. Murray III and Derrick Nevins; three sisters, Delores Cooper, Betty McMillan and Vernice Foster; and a brother, Jeffrey Murray.
The funeral will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Brian K. Lewis Funeral Home, 2528 Bailey Ave.