Oct. 6, 1977 - Aug. 2, 2017
Michael Neill Murphy, age 39, passed away in his sleep August 2nd, 2017 at his home in Helena. Michael was born in Bartlesville OK, October 6th, 1977 and moved to Montana in 1986. He attended school in Great Falls before moving to Helena with his mother and brother where he later graduated from Helena High School in 1997. He worked at Perkins Restaurant and then on the night maintenance crew at Walmart.
Michael loved Football, the Minnesota Vikings were his favorite team. He was an enthusiastic Star Wars fan. He enjoyed being with friends and helping others. He is survived by his Mother, Susan Austad, beloved Brother Eric Austad and Sister-in-law, Jenna Austad, Grandmother, Croix Austad, Aunt, Toni Austad, Uncles, Ted and Del Austad, and numerous cousins and friends. He will be deeply missed. Michael was preceded in death by his Father, Neill F. Murphy III.
A Celebration of his life will be held at the Wingate Hotel, August 12, 1-3 PM. Memorials to the Muscular Dystrophy Association are suggested.