Obituary of Michael Ray Driver
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Michael Ray Driver 37 of Robbinsville went home on Tuesday December 6, 2022. He was born in Cherokee, NC August 22, 1985. Michael is survived by his loving mother Lois Chekelelee of Robbinsville, NC. He had two daughters and one son Makayla Driver, Savannah Driver, and Michael Driver Jr., Step kids Jezi Driver, Charlie Driver, Azora Driver, Louisa and Native Walkingstick all of Cherokee, NC. One brother Ted Wachacha of Robbinsville and one sister Kathleen Driver of Sylva NC. Three nieces Crystal and Dorian Lopez, Jaci Wachacha, one nephew Timothy Daza. Aunts Alice Driver, Carolyne Tooni, Lucille Blackfox all of Cherokee, NC, Londa Chekelelee Rivera and husband Jason Rivera of Robbinsville and Geraldine Chekelelee of Elizabethton, Tennessee and many cousins. Michael was preceded in death by his father Roy David Driver Sr, brother, Roy David Driver Jr., three uncles Joe, Norman Driver and Richard Chekelelee one aunt Jeanette Jumper, Paternal grandparents Rev. John Driver and Nellie Driver and maternal grandparents Rev. Wayne Chekelelee and Sarah Chekelelee. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until 3:30 PM Monday December 12, 2022 at Zion Hill Baptist Church in Robbinsville, NC. Rev. Ernie Stiles will officiate a service starting at 12:00 PM Monday at the Church. Procession will begin at 3:30 PM from Zion Hill Baptist Church to Buffalo Baptist Church Cemetery. All of his special friends’ pallbearers will be Brian Jumper, Jr. Sawyer, Wayne Sawyer, Brian Teesateski, Dylan Stewart, Ryan Stewart, “Honorary” Timothy Daza and Journey Watty. Friends Chubb Chekelelee, Adrian Chekelelee, Gabe Chekelelee, Mitch Ayers, Hunter Welch, Josh Jumper, Mose Reed, Emory Littlejohn, Jessica Bedoya, Robert Jordan, Steven Rogers, Travis Orr and Randy Price, Boomer Wachacha, Brian Hardin, Lee Mayberry, Casey Freeman. He will be sadly missed by his mother, brother, daughter, and grandkids.To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Michael Driver, please visit our Tree Store
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monday, December 12, 2022
Zion Hill Baptist Church
Robbinsville, North Carolina, United States
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