Mike was born on March 1, 1951, in Shelby County, Tenn., the son of Mildred Higgins Ervin and the late Jerald Lee Ervin.
He was formerly employed as a truck driver for Summit Oil Company, Member of Liberty Christian Church, member of The Wise Men and veteran of the U. S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy Edmondson Ervin of Temple; children, Jimmy Ervin of Bremen, Robyn Stewart of Temple, Carey and Mike Bruning of Shelby Township, Mich., Christy and William Caldwell of Woodland, Ala., and David and Jessica Ervin of Temple; mother, Mildred Higgins Ervin of Memphis, Tenn.; sisters, Jan and Terry Goin of Tupelo, Miss., Tonya Ervin of Memphis, Tenn., Tammie DelAngel of Corpus Christi, Texas; brothers, Jerry and Janice Ervin of Iuka, Miss., Steve Ervin of Denver, N.C., and Jeff and Keiko Ervin of Memphis, Tenn., and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at Hightower Funeral Home with Minister Phillip Wynne officiating. Music was provided by Lauren Clay and The Paul Family. Johnny Ray Truitt, Billy Cleveland, Gary Harris, Larry Farmer, Bill Bruning and Adian Ashmore served as pallbearers.
Entombment followed in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
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