David Michaels (BLYTHE, GA)

BLYTHE, GA - Mr. David 'Pa-pa Bear' Michaels, 57, husband of Mrs. Cindy Michaels, passed away Friday, January 01, 2010 at his residence. Memorial services will be held 4:00PM Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at Starling Funeral Home, Harlem, GA with the Reverend Lonnie Brazell officiating. Mr. Michaels was a native of Louisiana, a self-employed truck driver, and a member of the Owner Operator Independent Driver Association. Survivors include his wife, Cindy Jarrard Michaels; daughters, Kim (Ashley Jordon) Smith, Blythe, Amanda (Clyde) Ergle, Aiken, SC, Felicia (Joseph) Chandler, Hephzibah; grandchildren, Haylee Garrett, Taylor Rutland, Syndi Rutland, Angellna Ergle, Maggie Ergle, Sophia Ergle and Isabella Chandler; also several relatives in the CSRA as well as several family members in Louisiana. He was a kindhearted gentle bear, who never met a stranger. He was an amazing man who would give his shirt off his back. Starling Funeral Home, Hwy 78, Harlem, Ga. Please visit www.starlingfuneralhome.com to sign online guestbook. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-January 3, 2010