Michael Terry Overcash, 61, of Statesville, passed away unexpectedly Monday, May 28, 2012 at his home. He was born March 16, 1951 in Iredell County and was the son of the late Brady Watson Overcash and Mary Lou Owens Overcash.
Mike was a graduate of South Iredell High School, Class of 69, and earned a two year degree at Mitchell Community College. On June 2, 1979 he married Deborah Hodges Overcash, who survives. He was a member of Longview Christian Fellowship and was a self employed farmer, and had also served as head of the Brady W. Overcash Trucking Company.
Mike enjoyed working at the Farmers Markets, coaching, talking politics and been a tour guide for the Barn Quilt Tours. He was a founding member of the Rowan-Iredell Citizens for a clean environment (RICE).
In addition to his parents Mike was preceded in death by a brother Kenneth E. Overcash.
Along with his wife, Debbie Hodges Overcash, he is survived by a son, K. Isaac Overcash, a daughter, Abbi Overcash, a sister, Diann O. McGuirt (Bill), of Charlotte, two granddaughters, Liza and Layla Overcash, two brother-in-laws, Denvard Hodges, Jr., and Darren Hodges (Jennifer), two nephews, Brad and Regan McGuirt, one niece, Sara Hodges, and a family friend Scooter.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mike will be conducted 4:00 PM Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Longview Christian Fellowship located at 281 Longview Rd., Statesville with Rev. Steve Perry officiating. The family will visit with friends following the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Longview Christian Fellowship, 281 Longview Rd., Statesville, NC 28625.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.nicholsonfunerals.com
Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Michael Terry Overcash.