Michael Dean Utley, son of Ray and Catherine Utley, was born on October 25, 1952 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Michael married Tracie Ann Willard on May 2, 1981 in Floral City, Florida. They moved to Woodbury, Tennessee in 1994 . Michael worked as a computer technician until 2012. He spent endless time with his children and grandchildren.
Michael passed away at his home on Thursday, August 21, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Darlene Strahm. He is survived by his devoted wife of 33 years, Tracie; son Michael Utley and his wife Ashley of Watertown, TN; son Matthew Utley of Lavergne, TN; daughter Nicole Utley of Woodbury, TN; daughter Chelsea Utley of Manchester, TN; sister Cathy Hiveley and her husband Dan of Lebanon, TN; sister Sue White and her husband Tim of Las Vegas, NV; brother Jeff Utley of Eugene, OR; brother Pat Utley and his wife Cindy of Canton, GA.
He is also survived by the “apples of his eye” 11 grandchildren: Noah, Abel, Eli, Chyanne, Matthew, Sophie, Christopher, Kaylee, Connor, Hailiey and Aubriey; many nieces and nephews; and many wonderful friends.
Visitation with the family will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 9-11 AM. A Memorial Service will follow in the Smith Funeral Home chapel on Saturday, September 6, 2014, at 11:00 am. Donations may be made to a Cancer Research of your choice. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net Smith Funeral Home, (615)563-5337