Rev. Michael Melvin Spurr, Jr., age 50, of Dawsonville, GA went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. Michael was a member of Pinecrest Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. He pastored Christian Hill Baptist Church, Lower Shady Grove Baptist Church, North Roswell Baptist Church, Welcome Home Baptist Church, Lebanon Baptist Church in Gwinnett County, and Trinity Baptist Church in Dawsonville, where he was serving as their current pastor. Michael was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and friend to many. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Rev. Dan and Helen Flannery, and Lucille Spurr; step-dad, Robert Rankin; and father-in-law, Bobby Westbrook.
He is survived by his loving wife of almost 30 years, Melinda Spurr; parents, Millie Rankin, and Michael (Lynn) Spurr, Sr.; children, Ashlyn, Austin, and Adam Spurr; brother, Rev. Danny (Shannon) Spurr; niece, Neleh Spurr; nephews, Tyler (Kim) Wilson, and Rev. Dillon Wilson; mother-in-law, Frances Westbrook; brother-in-law, Robby Westbrook; sister-in-law, Shannon (Timmy) Anderson; along with many other loving relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, June 5, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Ingram Funeral Home in Cumming, GA, with Rev. Danny Spurr, Rev. Craig Richard, Rev. Michael Cantrell, and Rev. Sam Rickett officiating. Interment will follow at Sawnee View Gardens with Rev. Dillon Wilson. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday, from 12:00 noon until the hour of service.
Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Georgia in charge of arrangements.
"What an inspiring preacher he was! I feel so blessed I got to hear him and share his inspiring messages and videos he posted on Facebook. It?s a crushing loss for all of us but he?s happier than he?s ever been on earth, because he?s with his Creator!
Condolences to Melinda and all his family and friends.
"So very sorry for the loss of such a wonderful Man. My heart is with his entire Family. Sending Love & Peace in this difficult time...
Much Love, Ms. June"
"Love and Prayers to all the family! Cindy Pike"
"So sorry for your loss. Melinda you and the family are in my prayers. I may not be able to make it to the funeral but know I am thinking of you.. Micheal was one of a kind. Love all of you"
"I am so sorry to hear of Michael's passing. My heartfelt condolences to his family. He was such a great person."
"Our thoughts and prayers are with Michaels family and friends! ! We are deeply saddened to hear of Michaels passing!! Prayers for you all! Children what a beautiful blessing and good man Michael was too all he met! Continue to go spread the love of the lord and kindness into the world! Danny our old schoolmate he was so proud of his little brother and beamed telling us at church about your little girl who he said was close in age to our girl. Everyone who met Michael knew how much he loved his family! !
God Bless and continued prayers!
Tracy Little-Swain, Abby and Manny
Greg, Stacy, and Cale Smith"
"Thankful and blessed to have known such a Godly man.. my prayers are with you all during this time.