April 12th, 1978 - September 30th, 2022
Mickey Danial McMurtrey, 44, of Idaho Falls, passed away September 30, 2022, from a sudden heart attack at his home.
Mickey was born April 12, 1978, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Douglas McMurtrey and Holly E. Tschikof McMurtrey. He grew up and attended schools in Idaho Falls and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1997.
On May 16, 2015, he married the love of his life, Sarah Smith, in Idaho Falls. Mickey and Sarah made their home in Idaho Falls where Mickey worked as a truck driver for Conrad & Bischoff.
He was a member of Trinity Methodist Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, golfing, going for drives, and chasing unicorns with his youngest daughter.
Mickey is survived by his loving wife, Sarah McMurtrey of Idaho Falls; daughters, Aimee Pancheri, Aaliyah (Ryan) Poulter, Alexi Jensen, Savannah Jensen, and Elizabeth McMurtrey, all of Idaho Falls; parents, Douglas and Holly McMurtrey of Idaho Falls; sister, Lori (Craig) Larson of West Richland, WA; sister, Kristy Miskin of Menan, ID; brother, Brad (Sonia) McMurtrey of Idaho Falls sister, Kelli Ferrin of Idaho Falls; lifelong friend, Luna Cantero; three grandsons, Savon Mower (age 5), Alakih Neal (age 3), and Jack Poulter (9 months old).
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lowell and Shirley McMurtrey & Ernest and Darlene Tschikof.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 7, 2022, at Wood Funeral Home East Side, 963 S. Ammon Road. The family will visit with friends from 10-10:45 a.m. prior to services. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery at a later date.
Mickey supported people in their battles with mental illness. He was a believer in suicide prevention. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.woodfuneralhome.com.