Athlete, coach, official, and promoter of sports during a 50-year career in athletics, Luther Murray was an all-around athlete at Frederick High School, competing in soccer, basketball, and baseball. He continued his basketball participation in the service at the 1945 Armed Forces Olympics in Japan. Returning home, Murray played for the Fairchild Aircraft AAU touring team, as well as for several area soccer and baseball teams. He officiated county basketball and soccer for more than 20 years and served as the sports director at Fort Detrick and Fort Ritchie while coaching from 1953 to 1973. Murray provided the community with a lifetime of dedicated service.