Mr. Michael Lee Switzer of Carthage passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at The Greens of Pinehurst at the age of 75.

Mr. Switzer was born on September 22, 1944, in Josephine County, OR to the late Orpheus and Margaret Reynolds Switzer. Michael enjoyed tinkering in his garage and working on cars. He especially loved training and handling dogs and attending car shows.

He leaves behind his wife, Laura Switzer of Carthage; her son, Keith and his wife, Jamie of Whispering Pines, his daughter Lisa Penrod and her husband Joseph of Riverside, CA, Kimberlee Switzer of Tucson, AZ; his grandchildren, Rooke Baron, Dustin Switzer, Gabe Switzer and his wife, Summer, Brannon Penrod, Marxia Switzer, Molly Switzer, Bradon Penrod, Alex Switzer, Brycen Penrod; his great-grandchild, Rogue King.

The family will arrange services at a later time.

Care of the family is entrusted to Crumpler Funeral Home of Aberdeen. Online condolences may be made at

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