Mr. Michael W McCray, age 60, of Hayesville, passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019. Mr. McCray was born January 18, 1959, in Murphy, NC, to the late Theron McCray and Ellavee Canup McCray. He was a member of Fires Creek Baptist Church, enjoyed working outside, and loved spoiling on his pet bird 'Baby.' Mr. McCray was preceded in death by his sister, Gladys Ware, brothers, Clifton McCray, Roy McCray, and Ronald McCray.
Survivors include his wife, Anna M. McCray, sisters, Arthel Davis, Clara Davis, Helen Oliver, Anna Lou Ware, and Betty Carter, brothers, Everett McCray and Ralph McCray.
Funeral services: Sunday, October 20, 2019, at 2:00 pm at the Fires Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Dallas Crowder and Pastor Dennis Ash officiating. Music provided by Matthew Roach, Johnny and Joan Roach, Cordel Lands, and Bronson Kirby. Interment will follow in the Fires Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers: Jessie McCray, Dewayne McCray, Derick McCray, Greg Carter, Bob Davis, and Barrett Davis. Honorary pallbearers: Ray Ware, Rex Davis, Tony Lands, and Bennie Kirby.
The family will receive friends at the Fires Creek Baptist Church, Saturday, October 19, 2019, from 6:00-8:00 pm and Sunday, October 20 1:20 till 2:00 pm.
Arrangements entrusted to the Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy, NC. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.