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Michael James Ivester, Sr


Michael James Ivester, Sr. (Mike) of Davidson NC died Thursday May 18, 2017 at home with his family by his side. Mike was born in Waukegan Illinois October 9,1947 to the late John Francis and Marjorie (Carlson) Ivester. Mike was owner and operator of Dry-Tech Inc. He was an avid Hunter, Gardner, Outdoorsman and Carolina Tarheel Basketball fan. He loved to travel with his wife Margie and spend time on his farm in North Dakota. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who worked tirelessly to provide a loving home and strong foundation for his family and was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Charlotte. Mike is survived by his loving wife Margie of 51 years. Children Cynthia Carter and husband Calvin, Michelle Ivester-Rhyne husband Chris, Michael Ivester Jr, and wife Meera. Grandchildren Darryl, Tyler, Grayson, Jack, Bella, Myles, Mikey. Brothers John Ivester, wife Susan, Steve Ivester wife Julie, Josh Ivester. Sisters Doris Hill husband David, Lori Jackson husband Reed, Jenna Lutz husband George and is preceded by his sister Mary Ann Drag and survived by her husband Robert and also numerous nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on June 3, 2017 at 12:00 at Grace Covenant Church, 17301 Statesville Road, Cornelius NC 28031. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Novant Health Hospice, PO Box 33549, Charlotte, NC 28233, Teen Challenge, PO Box 98, Rehrersburg, Pa. 19550 or to the charity of donors choice.


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Guestbook

Dear Margie, Michelle, Cyndi, and Michael, please know I am thinking of each of you and your families. Sending thoughts, prayers, hugs to you all. God Bless you all.
Much Love,
Susan

Susan Leigh Andrews Jun 2 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Ivester, Sr

Susan Leigh Andrews Jun 2 2017 12:00 AM

Words can't explain how much you mean to us. Myles and Michael, III will miss you dearly and your memory will live through them sweet Papa! We know you are watching over us....until we meet again. Love you so very much!

Michael, Meera, Darryl, Myles and little Mikey James

Michael and Meera Ivester May 30 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Michelle, Margie and the rest of the family..... So very sorry for the loss of your dad and husband. Sending love, hugs and prayers to all.

Kristen Moore Robertson May 29 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Ivester, Sr

Deepak Jadeja May 28 2017 12:00 AM

My heartfelt condolences and love to all the Family.RIP Big Mike!

Deepak Jadeja May 28 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Ivester, Sr

Michelle, Chris , Tyler and Grayson. May 27 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Ivester, Sr

Michelle May 27 2017 12:00 AM

Will miss my favorite cousin!!

Jim Carlson Family May 26 2017 12:00 AM

Our hearts are truly saddened over Mike's passing..but he is at peace now with the Lord and free of all his burdens. We send our love and prayers and know that he will be greatly missed. God Bless you and your family.

Kathy & John Wurth May 26 2017 12:00 AM

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