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William Horace McMichen
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William Horace McMichen was born in Bartow County Ga on December 23, 1929 and passed away peacefully on August 26, 2018 at his home in Cobb County Ga. Bill moved to Atlanta in '51, and Cobb County in '53. He was a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, and a locomotive railroad engineer (Seaboard/CSX) for forty-two years. He was a member of the King's Men Sunday School Class at First Baptist Church of Smyrna. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 61 years, Lura Ann Popham McMichen, and his precious sons Kenneth McMichen (Deborah & Danielle Megé) and Keith McMichen. He is preceded also by his parents Horace Calvin McMichen and Mildred Chitwood McMichen; sisters Frankie Annette McMichen, Dorothy McMichen Teems and Jan McMichen Bode, and his only brother Ray Dean McMichen. He is survived by his daughter Karen (Lon) Bryant, his beloved sisters Gay (Barry) Caswell, and Barbara (Charles) Benson. He has five grandchildren: Patrick Cleburne McMichen, Lura Abbey (Cory) Brewer, India (Todd) Keefover, Anna Bryant, and Daniel Grayston Bryant. He lives on through his beautiful great-grandchildren: Trinity Brewer, Molly Lura McMichen, Lura Keefover, and Neil Asher Brewer. Services to be held with Carmichael Funeral Home in Smyrna, GA on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 11AM, reception and graveside service to follow. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, from 4PM to 8PM

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Carmichael Funeral Home Smyrna

2950 King Street
Smyrna, GA 30080





11:00 AM
Carmichael Funeral Home Smyrna

2950 King Street
Smyrna, GA 30080

Cemetery Details


Kennesaw Memorial Park

1306 Whitlock Ave
Marietta, Georgia 30064


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