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Gaylard "Sonny" Clinton Michael

July 20, 1931 — August 7, 2020

Gaylard “Sonny” Michael, 89, of Lowell, passed away on August 7, 2020. He was born in Mount Holly on July 20, 1931, the son of the late George and Delsenya Cruise Michael. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Robin Bradford Michael; brothers, Ted Michael, “Berma T” Michael; sisters, Betty Jean Clawson, and Gloria Farmer. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Lowell and served his Country in the United States Army. He loved carp fishing at Midway, Cooks, and Armstrong Lakes, and enjoyed scraping.

Sonny is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Debra & Danny Horne; son and daughter-in-law, Alan & Barbara Michael; sons, Kenny Michael, and Jeffery Michael; brother and sister-in-law, Ralph & Hazel Michael; 6 Grandchildren; 8 Great Grandchildren; and 4 Great-Great Grandchildren.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, August 15, 2020, from 1:00 – 5:00 PM at the residence.



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Saturday, August 15, 2020

1:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Benson Funeral & Cremation


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