Michael “Mike” Dean Lunsford, 56, grandsons were his shining lights

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Michael 'Mike' Dean Lunsford
Michael ‘Mike’ Dean Lunsford

Michael “Mike” Dean Lunsford, 56, of Rocky Point passed from his earthly life on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

He was born January 12, 1959 in Pender County, the son of the late Morris Edward and Shirley Ann Chadwick Lunsford.

Mike is survived by his devoted wife of 35 years, Susie Rooks Lunsford; sons, Jeffrey Lunsford (Erin) and Jordan Lunsford; grandsons, Brantley, Jackson and Brooks Lunsford; brother, Eddie Lunsford; special aunt, Linda Kay Rivenbark; many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. Last, but certainly not least his dog, Boomer.

Mike was a wonderful husband, daddy, brother and PaDa to his beloved grandsons who were shining lights in his life. Family and friends find comfort in knowing that Mike now joins loved ones in the house of the Lord and that one day they will see him again.

The family will receive friends 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Riley’s Creek Baptist Church with service beginning at 11 a.m. with The Rev. Jim Herchenhahn officiating. Casual dress will be appreciated. Burial will follow at Riley’s Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate you considering a memorial gift to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852.

Shared memories and condolences may be sent to the family online at Quinn McGowen Funeral Home.