Mr. James Michael “Mike” Murchison, age 53, died March 13, 2019 at the Ogeechee Area Hospice. He was born in West Monroe, La. but had been living in Statesboro since 2000. Mike was a correction officer with the State of Georgia for 12 years until his health began declining. He was a Veteran of the US. Navy and was of the Primitive Baptist Faith. Mike was an active member in AA for 26 years. He cherished the friends he had in this group and considered them a part of his family.
He was preceded in death by his mother and step father JoAnne and Ed Mock and his father James Murchison.
Survivors are one sister and her husband Mary Ellen and John Godbee of Statesboro, Ga., his Step Mother Margaret Murchison of St. Charles, Ill., a step brother Eddie “Bo” Mock of Savannah, two step sisters Jodie Arledge and Debbie Mock both of Savannah, a niece Darby Grace Godbee and a nephew Jameson Luke Godbee.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, March 23, 2019, at 2 :00 pm at the Chapel of Hodges-Moore Funeral Home with Elder Randy Waters officiating assisted by Vern Howard.
Visitation will be held Saturday March 23rd from 1:00pm until the funeral hour at 2:00 pm.
Burial will take place at a later time.
Memorials may be made to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, Ga. 30459, Lupus Foundation of America, 2121 K St. NW, Suite 200 Washington D.C. 20037, or a charity of your choice.
Hodges-Moore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mike Murchison.