Mike was a long time owner and breeder of Quarter Horses, running at tracks throughout Alberta, Sask, B.C. & the Northwest United States. He served several terms as President of the Alberta Quarter Horse Racing Association and was a fan of all horse racing. Mike was also a regular at Shanks in Calgary and never missed July 1 at Millarville for 45 years. Mike Is survived by 3 children; horse trainer William & Jane Leech; Nick & Lee Murphy; and Mike Murphy Jr.
Funeral Services will be held at Holy Name Church 2223 34 Sreet in Calgary AB on Saturday January 24 at 11 am.