We said goodbye for now to Mike and then he transitioned peacefully, surrounded by loved ones. He was a good friend to so many. You think you have time, but you don’t. He was character and brought laughter to so many. Many of his friends will have hilarious memories forever. So long for now Mike, rest in peace. He is survived by his brother; Randy, his son; Jason and his granddaughter; Ashley. A Celebration of Life will take place at 6:00 P.M., Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Rd., in Phoenix. A Graveside Service with Military Honors will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, November 3, 2017 at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd., in Phoenix.