On Wednesday, the Anderson-Ragsdale mortuary confirmed Munsey's death, which was first reported by The Herald-Standard of Uniontown, Pa., on Monday.
In the final game of the regular season that year, Munsey picked off a pass by New England's Steve Grogan and returned it 30 yards to seal the Colts' 34-21 victory.
Born on July 2, 1948, Munsey played for Uniontown Area High School before going to the University of Wyoming. He wasn't drafted, but he signed with the Colts as a free agent in 1972.
Munsey also is survived by sister Patricia Munsey Russell, ex-wife Vivian Seaborne Munsey and son Morgan M. Munsey
A funeral is scheduled for Saturday at Anderson-Ragsdale.
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