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Michael Irwin Draughon

Michael I. Draughon, Jr., age 67, passed away on the evening of Sunday, August 2, 2020, in Sylva, North Carolina.

A native of New Orleans, Mike was born on May 17, 1953, to the late Audrey (Foruria) & Michael I. Draughon, Sr.

For over 30 years, Mike was a dedicated automotive mechanic and weapons enthusiast before retiring to North Carolina with his family.

Mike is survived by his sons Michael I. (Rachelle) Draughon, III , Ret. US Coast Guard, Matthew J. (Jennifer) Draughon Ret. US Marine Corps; his grandchildren, Austin (Ana) Draughon, US Air Force, Kelsey Draughon; and his siblings, Cheryle (Merrill) Mura and Scott Draughon.

Private arrangements were entrusted to Appalachian Funeral Services of Sylva, North Carolina.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to your local wildlife rehabilitation center in honor of Mike’s love of furry & winged friends.


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So very sad to hear this, I have known Mike since the 60s. A neighbor, babysitter, friend. I will keep him in my prayers. RIP

Priscilla Lemoine Aug 8 2020 12:00 AM

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Priscilla Lemoine Aug 8 2020 12:00 AM

Our deepest and sincerest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Denise and Frank

Denise and Frank Aug 7 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Draughon

Denise and Frank Aug 7 2020 12:00 AM

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