Obituaries

Hedrick, Michael "Mike" -

MICHAEL “MIKE” HEDRICK

Michael “Mike” Darold Hedrick, 58, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, December 04, at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Mike was born September 5, 1955 to the late Darold “Lee” and Zela Hedrick.

He is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Delores Nelson Hedrick, of the home; two sons, Jonathan Hedrick and fiancée Alisabeth Bristol of the home; Jack Hackney and girlfriend Mandy Templeton of Winston-Salem, NC; one daughter, Laura McNeill and husband Allen of Fleetwood, NC; one aunt, Anna Carter of Fort Sanilac, MI; one grandson, Spencer Hackney of Winston-Salem; one granddaughter, Delaney McNeill and one unborn granddaughter, Vail McNeill, both of Fleetwood, NC; and special friend Olin Cook of Boone.

Mike owned and operated Boone Meat Center for over twenty years. He enjoyed serving his Lord and Savior and sharing his testimony with his customers and strangers. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family and friends. His grandchildren were his pride and joy. Mike was one of the Miami Dolphins biggest fans along with being an Atlanta Braves fan.

The family received friends at Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church in Deep Gap, NC, on Friday, December 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral service was also held at the church Saturday, December 7, at 11 a.m. with burial following at Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, with the Revs. Eric Proffit, Rick Critcher, and Mike Townsend officiating. Pallbearers were Eddie Perkins, Erin “Ernie” Hodge, Allen McNeil, Hunter Shook, Jacob Watson, Frank Guy, and Bradley Swift. Honorary Pallbearers were the men of the Hardees Breakfast Club of new Market Center.

Flowers are appreciated or donations may be sent to Hux-Lipford Funeral 300 W Main St., Mountain City, TN.

On line condolences may be sent to Mike’s family on our website www.huxlipfordfh.com

Professional services for the Mike Hedrick family are being provided by the Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, Tennessee.