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Michael Terrence Haley born April 28, 1938, to Charles and Zona Haley in Santa Maria, CA, and passed away Feb. 15, 2017, in Grandview, TN.
Michael had a full life. He was a California police officer and paramedic, an ambulance company manager for Nevada, and drove a tour bus for California Nevada Golden Tours. Michael was a fireman for 47 years from California, Nevada, Utah and Tennessee. He was the captain of two fire stations in Cumberland County and the oldest man in Tennessee to pass his Firefighter 3 test. Michael was the morning radio disc jockey Terry Michaels. He was regional manager for Delta Airlines and an over the road truck driver. Michael enjoyed shooting, playing sports, fishing and camping, and he loved to travel. He ministered as the sound engineer at his church for the past eight years.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Haley; children, John Colby Haley, Sam Rogers Haley (Ryan), Katherine Ann Matthews (Tyler), Victor Leroy Krusi (Connie), Katherine Anne Browning (Randy) and Jennifer Lynn Werner (Torsten); 16 grandchildren; and two great granddaughters.
Michael was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Zona Haley; sister, Pat Hyde; and brother, Edward Haley.
The family will receive friends on Feb. 25, 2017, at Crossville First United Methodist Church from 1 to 2 p.m. with a memorial service to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First United Methodist Church and Hospice of Cumberland County.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on February 21, 2017
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