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Michael Eugene Early

July 21, 1954 — March 9, 2019

Michael Eugene "Churchmaus" Early, 64, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019, at the Abbeville, SC Medical Center.

Michael was born in Charlotte,NC, and was a longtime resident of the Bent Creek section of Asheville. He was a graduate of Enka HighSchool, and served in the U.S. Army. He was an avid fisherman, musician, and was an active member of Iva Church of God. He resided in South Carolina for the last 10 years.

Michael was preceded in death by his parents, Brasco M. Early, Jr. and Mary Lou Blankenship Early.

Surviving are his daughter, Allison Arnold and her husband, David Arnold (Michael's son-in-law), and their children, Braeden Michael Arnold and Dominik Makoto Arnold; sisters, Marcia Banner (Leslie) and Susan Early (Gus); and several nieces and nephews.

Michael's friends are encouraged to attend a visitation at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13, at Groce Funeral Home, Patton Avenue, followed by the service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family to assist with expenses, Groce Funeral Home, Inc., 1401 Patton Ave., Asheville, NC 28806.

A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.harrisfuneral.com .

Obituary courtesy of Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Abbeville.

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Visitation

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Groce Funeral Home

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Service

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Groce Funeral Home

SC

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Interment

Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Candler, NC

1 Chapel of Faith Dr, Candler, NC 28715

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