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Michael Patrick Murphy
  • Memorials may be made to
  • American Cancer Society
    5900 Core Road, Suite 504
    North Charleston, SC 29406

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“Linda I am sorry for your loss if you need anything at all I am here for you I love you I'm going to miss him he was a wonderful man ,going to miss...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Barry Dickinson - Johns island, SC

“I was so sad to hear of Mike's passing. My late husband Bruce worked for many years with Mike at DHEC. We stayed in touch after Bruce's death in 2003...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Kay Hennessee Fortson - Walhalla, SC

“I am so sorry for your loss Linda. May you and your family be forever blessed with the memory of your wonderful brother Mike. A kinder man I have...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Karl (Fred) Karst - Cottageville, SC

“Linda,I am so sorry to hear this. I pray for strength and comfort for you and your family to get through this.Brenda Hydrick ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Linda...I was so sorry to learn of Michael's passing. I hope you will take comfort in the memories you have of him and in the love of family and...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Debra Miller - Greenville, SC

“Sorry to read about Mike's passing. I worked with Mike for many years at the DHEC Trident EQC Office in Charleston. He dedicated his career to...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Harvey Wilkins - North Charleston, SC


7 of 8 | Posted by: Enola Davis Bluemel - Davenport, FL

“Mike was a kind and gentle man who was loved by all who knew him. He was a classmate at James Island High School and we graduated in 1965. He was...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Karl (Fred) Karst - Cottageville, SC


Michael Patrick Murphy, 71, of Charleston, South Carolina, widower of Sylvia Ann Murphy entered into eternal rest Tuesday, March 12, 2019. His graveside service will be held Friday, March 15, 2019 at Holy Cross Cemetery, 604 Fort Johnson Road at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel, 232 Calhoun Street.

Michael was born July 20, 1947 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late William H. Murphy and Mary Droze Murphy. He graduated from James Island High School and earned an Associates Degree from Palmer College. Michael was a water regulatory manager for DHEC, a member of American Legion Post #147 and the Church of The Nativity Catholic Church. He had a giving spirit and was very charitable to multiple foundations.

He is survived by his sister, Linda D. Frederick (Stephen) of Charleston, SC; three nieces; five nephews; and twelve great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was predeceased by his brother, Richard Thomas Murphy.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, SC 29406.