Obituary of Mickey Rattler
Mickey Edward Rattler, 61, of the Birdtown Community went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. A native of Cherokee, he was the son of Elsie Wolfe Rattler of Cherokee and the late Leroy Rattler of Snowbird. In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by one son, Mickey Mario Rattler; two sisters, Linda and Polly Rattler; 2 nieces, Jada Rattler and Justina Rattler; grandmother, Lula Owle; grandfather, Jacob Wolfe; paternal grandparents, Morgan and Bertha Rattler; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his mother he is also survived by three sons, Brandon Burgess (Keredith) of Cherokee, Mitch Rattler and wife Erica of Blowing Rock, NC and Tristin Rattler and wife Amanda of Blowing Rock, NC; one daughter, Kelsie Crowe of Cherokee; 15 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; five brothers, Jackie, Jody, Timmy, Harold, and Sammy and wife Kari Rattler all of Cherokee; aunts, Laura Blankenship and husband Bob, and Lucille Wolfe; uncle, Bill Wolfe all of Cherokee; several nieces, nephews, and several cousins in Robbinsville, NC.
Funeral Services will be held 7:00 PM Thursday at Crisp Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Jim Parks will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM Thursday at the Funeral Home.
A graveside committal service will be held 10:00 AM Friday at Rattler Mountain Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Crisp Funeral Home was established in 1997 by Michael L. Crisp to better serve the families of Swain County and surrounding areas.
669 Highway 19 South - PO Box 1639
Bryson City, NC 28713
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