Obituary for Terry Lee Michael of West End

Terry Lee Michael, 74, of West End, passed away on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at his residence.

Terry was born on June 28, 1948 in Moore County, NC to the late Charles Marvin Michael and the late Margaret Chriscoe Michael, he was one of their four children.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 43 years, Georgia Simpson Michael; son Shawn Michael; daughter Amber Marie Michael; and son Charles William “Dub” Michael (Heather); grandchildren Noah Ashton Thornton, Ayden Christopher Thornton, Hannah Elizabeth Holder, Charles William “C.W.” Michael, II and Chase Joseph Michael.  Terry is also survived by his sisters, Vickie Michael McInnis (Richard) and Patsy Michael McDonald (the late Jimmy McDonald); his brother Charles Marvin Michael, Jr. (Mary) and a host of other extended family and friends.

Terry had a passion for living life to the fullest.  He enjoyed having fun, spending time with family and friends, fishing and playing golf, and drinking “ice cold” beer.  He was an awesome baseball player throughout his life.  He was a highly skilled master carpenter and absolutely loved building custom homes for his clients. Terry was a loving father and a super proud grandfather.  He will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved him.   

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, June 11, 2023 at 3:00PM at Boles Funeral Home, 425 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Southern Pines, NC 28387.  The family will receive friends beginning at 2:00PM. 

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to American Lung Association at

A link to the live-stream of his service is available under the Tribute Wall located with his obituary on Boles Funeral Home website.

Online condolences may be made at

Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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