AKA Michael Julian Francis Xavier O’Connor.
18/04/1948 – 29/01/2022, aged 73 years.
Hilarious and amazing dad to Gabby and Tim, pirate grandfather to Ruby, Theo, Beau and Tommy – a.k.a Bumper Mickey and #1 son of June and Tom O’Connor. Best friend to many.
Legendary Australian Hammond Organ and keyboard player. Musical glue as he used to call it.
Also an accomplished: press and medical photographer, camera operator, session musician, documentary maker, salesman of antiques and waterbeds, screen printer, painter, model maker, kitchen hand, dish washer (underwater ceramics technician/pearl diver), courier, warehouse worker and more.
He taught us so much. And the stories he could tell. A curious book worm, animal lover and most generous person.
Mick is leaving a massive gap in so many lives. We will miss you so much Mick.
No funeral service as that was not his thing. A tribute gig is in the planning. TBC.
Gabby and Tim would like to extend their thanks to all who have shown kindness. Sending love out there to all who were mates with Mick. To all the musos and lovers of music, friends and the chosen family. Thanks for being our village.
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