Mikail Murphy, 29, of Batesville died March 29, 2020.
He was born May 9, 1990, in Oceanside, California to Samantha Murphy and Neil Mayer.
Mikail was a deeply spiritual person who had a heart of gold and always wanted to help people and any animals that needed care. He loved farming, growing things, and raising animals so much that he wanted to be a farmer. He was a member of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) and loved to fly.
He is survived by his mother; eleven half-brothers; one half-sister; two step-sisters, Elena Gibbons and Meghan Hamer, both of Batesville; paternal grandfather, George Mayer of Oklahoma City, Okla.; maternal grandfather, Gary Murphy of Bullhead City, Ariz.; maternal grandparents, Enrique and Teresa Moreno of Alice, Texas; and step-mother, Reba Gibbons of Batesville.
Mikail is preceded in death by his father; paternal grandmother, Mary Mayer; maternal grandmother, Polly Murphy; and one brother, Nathan Crawford-Mayer.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Independence Humane Society 5 Environmental Drive, Batesville, Arkansas 72501.