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Michael Lloyd Dempsey

July 21, 1947 - November 10, 2021

Burial Date November 14, 2021

Services will be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Morris Funeral Home, Cowen, WV, with Rev. Larry Lovely officiating. Burial, with full Military Honors conducted by American Legion Post 62, will follow at WV Memorial Gardens, Calvin, WV. Friends may call from 12:00 pm until time of the service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.morrisfuneralhomecowenwv.com.

Services entrusted to the care of Morris Funeral Home, Cowen, WV.

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Michael Lloyd Dempsey, 74, of Craigsville, WV, passed away peacefully in his sleep Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Mike was born July 21, 1947 in Camden on Gauley, WV, a son of John George and Elizabeth Della Hebb Dempsey.

Mike was a US Army Veteran, a retired coal miner with over 33 years at Island Creek and a 1966 graduate of Cowen High School. He was a member of UMWA Local 1466 and attend the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Mike enjoyed travel, camping, fishing and doing odd jobs. He loved horses and talking about the coal mines.

Mike is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Connie Roberts Dempsey, daughter Tina Dempsey of Morgantown and son Jeffery Dempsey of Camden on Gauley. Grandchildren, Samara, Evan and Shawn Dempsey and great grandson Freeman McCourt. Siblings: Lonnie (Diana) Dempsey of Craigsville, Charlotte Brooks of East Bank, Ann Trier of Akron, Ohio, and Grethel (John) McBirany of Atlanta, Ga. And special friends, his brother in laws, Jim Roberts, Larry Roberts, and Gary Roberts.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Lester Dempsey.

Services will be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Morris Funeral Home, Cowen, WV, with Rev. Larry Lovely officiating. Burial, with full Military Honors conducted by American Legion Post 62, will follow at WV Memorial Gardens, Calvin, WV. Friends may call from 12:00 pm until time of the service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.morrisfuneralhomecowenwv.com.

Services entrusted to the care of Morris Funeral Home, Cowen, WV.