Michael Lynn Veasey, 62, passed away Sunday, December 21, 2014 after a brief battle with cancer while he was in the thoughts of family and friends and holding the hands of Carrie and Wesley and the heart of Wanda. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 23 at 2:00 p.m. at the Fuquay-Varina Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Wake Chapel Memorial Gardens.
Mike was born on December 27, 1951 and spent his life in his hometown of Fuquay-Varina as an employee of Sprint where he retired following 32 years of service. He played baseball and football for the Fuquay Falcons and went on to play semi-pro baseball for a number of years. Mike loved cooking on the grill for family and friends, fishing, the beach, the Tar Heels and being around his grandchildren.
Mike is survived by his wife, Wanda Veasey; daughter, Carrie Randall and husband, Jonathan; son, Wesley Veasey and wife, Sonya; his beloved grandchildren, Anthony, Austin and Addison Randall and Michael and Carson Veasey; parents, Billie and Peggy Veasey; sister, Penny Boren and husband, Gregg all of Fuquay-Varina. Mike had several loving aunts, uncles, nieces, a nephew and in-laws that were a large part of his life. He had very special friends in Kimry and Ree Gardner; Kevin, Nenna, Mallory and Lucas Mann and his other girls, Lesia Johnson and Laura Martin.
The family will receive friends on Monday, December 22 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Thomas Funeral Home and other times at the residence of Carrie and Jonathan Randall in Fuquay-Varina.
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Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at www.thomas funeral.com