Charles Macon Michael, age 79, of Shelby, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at Robin Johnson House in Dallas, NC. A native of Lincoln County he is the son of the late Jacob Michael and Lucille Ewing Michael. He worked as a truck driver for over 40 years before his retirement. He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army. He loved his grandchildren, family, and dog B.B. Mr. Michael also loved being a Mason. He was a member and Past Master of Camp Call Masonic Lodge #534. He was also Honorary District Deputy Grand Chaplain for the 35th Masonic District. He was a member of Union Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Helen Walker Michael; two brothers, Jack and Jim Michael.
He is survived by two sons, Tim Michael and wife Cherry and Chris Michael both of Shelby; two grandchildren, Lindsi Michael Hunter and husband Brett of Wilmington and Macon Michael of Shelby; two great grandchildren, Holland and Summerlyn Hunter of Wilmington; three sisters, Shirley Hartley, Mable Richardson and husband Charles, and Charlotte Reynolds and husband Tim; two brothers, Kenneth Michael and wife Donna and Hugh Michael and wife LaDonna; one sister-in-law, Joanne Michael; numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation: 11:00am – 12:00pm Thursday, January 16, 2014 at Union Baptist Church
Memorial Service: 12:00pm Thursday, January 16, 2014 at Union Baptist Church.
Camp Call Masonic Lodge #534 A.F. & A.M. will provide Masonic Rites at the service.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Robin Johnson House. 5005 Shepherd’s Way Dr., Dallas, NC 28034, Camp Call Masonic Lodge #534, 3801 Polkville Rd., Polkville, NC 28150, or American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.
FUNERAL HOME: Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory
On line condolences: www.clevelandfuneralservice.com