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Michael Ray Massey

December 17, 1951 — September 13, 2016

Michael Ray Massey

Michael Ray Massey, 64, of Commerce passed away at his home on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.

Michael Ray was born in Commerce, Texas, on December 17, 1951, to Mary Frances Marriott Massey and John Edwin Massey. He was married to Jacque Coomer. He retired from the Texas Workforce Commission in Greenville. Michael was a member of First Baptist Church-Commerce where he was a former Deacon. He was also Secretary/Treasurer for the Stewart Cemetery Association.

Michael was a retired Sergeant Major with the United States Army, serving in the Persian Gulf War. He was also a recipient of 2 Bronze Star medals. In his free time, Michael enjoyed being with his family, studying genealogy and fishing.

He won a 20 year battle with cancer.

Survivors include his wife Jacque; his two daughters; Amanda Villanueva of Commerce and Michelle Taylor of Lone Oak; his two granddaughters; Merilia Villanueva and Olivia Taylor; his three brothers: Martey Massey of Commerce, Bobby Massey of Seoul, South Korea, and (Philip) Len Massey of Commerce; and, his mother, Mary Frances.

He was preceded in death by his father, John E. Massey.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 15, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, September 16, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Commerce with Rev. Kris Myers officiating.

Pallbearers will be Jeremy Nix, Craig Nix, Russell Massey, Aaron Massey, John Massey and Cory McDonald.

Interment with full Military Honors will follow at Stewart Cemetery on Malloy Road, Campbell.

Interment services with Military Honors follows church services.


Thursday, September 15, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1209 Live Oak Street
Commerce, Texas 75428

Funeral Service

Friday, September 16, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

First Baptist Church - Commerce
1401 Washington Street
Commerce, Texas 75428

Interment Services with Military Honors

Friday, September 16, 2016
12:15 PM

Stewart Cemetery
3677 Farm to Market Road 1568
Campbell, Texas 75422

Interment services with Military Honors follows church services.

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