Michael Burleson, age 64, of Lower Hanging Rock Road in Spruce Pine, died Sunday, July 8, 2018 at his home.

Born on November 30, 1953 in Mitchell County, he was the son of the late Phillip Burleson and Shirley Silver Church. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother; Allen Burleson.

Mike was a member of the Pine Branch Baptist Church. He enjoyed riding four wheelers and was a Carolina Tar Heel fan. He also enjoyed working on small engines and gardening.

Left to cherish his memories are his wife; Diane M. Burleson of the home; his son; Dustin Burleson and wife, Erica of Spruce Pine; his mother; Shirley S. Church of Hudson; his step-daughter;s Tammy and husband Doug Garland, and Tina and husband Dennis Hughes; his brother; Ray Burleson and wife, Deborah of Spruce Pine; his grandsons; Maddox and Jaxton Burleson; his step-sister; Linda Hastings and husband, Larry of Morganton; his step-brothers; Larry Church and wife, Kim of Hudson and Tommy Church of Granite Falls; five aunts and two uncles; and his step grandchildren; Kedren, Kylee, Tiffany, Dakota, Danielle, Ashley, and Lexis.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service honoring the life of Michael Burleson on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Webb Funeral Home with the Rev’s. Ken Jenkins and Cody McKinney officiating. A time to support the family, share memories and receive friends will be on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 12:00 noon until 2:00 pm in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in the Sullins Branch Baptist Church Cemetery.

Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website; www.webbfh.com., selecting Michael Burleson’s name and then you may sign his guestbook. Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine is honored to be assisting the Burleson family. Michael’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook for viewing.


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