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Michael Thomas Downey

August 16, 1957 November 18, 2018
Michael  Thomas Downey
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Obituary for Michael Thomas Downey

DOWNEY, Michael Thomas - Age 61, of Gaines, Michigan, died Sunday, November 18, 2018. Services will be held 2 PM Friday, November 23, 2018 by Sharp Funeral at the temporary location, Hill Creek Church 5363 Hill Rd. Swartz Creek with Pastor John White officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM until the time of service. Michael was born August 16, 1957 in Flint, Michigan, the son of William “Bill” Downey Jr. and Patricia (Castles) Downey. He graduated from Ainsworth High School. He married Diane E. Olsen on July 31, 1991 in Flint. He retired from General Motors V8 Engine Plant in 2012. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed hunting, and was a fan of all Michigan sports teams. He was a simple man that loved nothing more than spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Diane E. (Olsen) Downey of Gaines; four children, Heather (Dan) Damron, Lindsay (David) Parker, Aaron Bancroft, and Eric (Kari) Bancroft; nine grandchildren, his father, William "Bill" Downey, Jr.; siblings, Steven (Kasey) Downey, and Cheryl (Wayne) Mahan; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Downey and grandson, Dawson Parker. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com


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Visitation

Friday

23

Nov

1:00 PM 11/23/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 11/23/2018 2:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel. Our temporary location at Hill Creek Church

5363 Hill Road
Swartz Creek, MI 48473

Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel. Our temporary location at Hill Creek Church
5363 Hill Road Swartz Creek 48473 MI
United States

Services

Friday

23

Nov

2:00 PM 11/23/2018 2:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel. Our temporary location at Hill Creek Church

5363 Hill Road
Swartz Creek, MI 48473

Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel. Our temporary location at Hill Creek Church
5363 Hill Road Swartz Creek 48473 MI
United States
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