Rick Murkot passed away the morning of November 6, 2017, with his wife Karen by his side at the Houston VA hospital due to complications from cancer.
He is survived by his wife Karen Murkot; sons: Brian and Scott. His brothers: James Murkot Sr, Jeff Murkot, Kenneth Murkot and Robert Murkot; sisters: Susan Murkot Beahm, Kathy Ann Murkot and all of their families.
Rick joined the Army in the early 80s and was a sergeant with the Rangers during Desert Storm. He achieved many honors during his service. Rick was a pivotal influence in all of the lives that he touched, family and friends alike.
Rick was laid to rest on November 9, 2017, at the Houston National Cemetery in the presence of his family.
Published on November 13, 2017