David Wayne Murphy, 43, of Spanish Springs, Nevada and formerly of Herald, passed peacefully in his sleep at his home recently. He was born Sept. 6, 1978 in Lodi and lived in Herald for 40 years.
David was employed as a master distiller and attended Horizon Community Church. He enjoyed camping at Cats Creek, being a grill master, and playing garage darts.
Surviving him are his parents, Wayne and Jennie Murphy of Herald; wife Holly Murphy of Spanish Springs, Nev.; children Brianna Murphy (16), Payton Murphy (13) and Colt Murphy (8); several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
A viewing will be held at Ben Salas Funeral Home, 149 Fourth Street, on Wednesday, Dec. 8 from 2 – 6 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, Dec. 10 at 10 a.m., at Horizon Church, 446 Fairway Dr., in Galt.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the GoFundMe account at https://gofund.me/28d343a0.