Michael Patrick Earey, age 62, passed away March 6, 2013 from complications associated with cancer.
Mike was born July 19, 1950, the son of Mary Louise Earey and the late Patrick F. Earey.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Carol; sons, Patrick and wife Britt and Ryan and his wife Peyton; four grandsons, Parker, Michael, Brogdon, and Holt; mother, Mary Louise Earey; brother, Tom and his wife Eva and a niece, Elizabeth.
He graduated from Chapel Hill High School and was later inducted into the Chapel Hill High School Hall of Fame as a sports standout. In 1972, he graduated from UNC Chapel Hill where he lettered in basketball. He remained a loyal Tarheel fan. Mike spent his career in banking with Central Carolina Bank, now Suntrust Bank, for 41 years in Chapel Hill, Wilmington and Greensboro. As a lifelong outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing golf. He also enjoyed spending time with good friends and most recently, entertaining his grandsons.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Triad Golfers Against Cancer organization, P.O. Box 4924 Greensboro, North Carolina 27404 or www.triadgac.org
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.andrewsmortuary.com