Michael Lee Engles, 48, of Dorsey has left this world for a better place.
He was born on Dec. 13, 1966, in Beardstown, the son of the late Glenn Everett and Janet Lee (Atwater) Engles, and passed away on Feb. 26, 2015, at his residence. Survivors include one daughter, Jana Lynn Engles and her fiancé, Damien McGiffen of East Alton; two granddaughters, Kynlee Ann and Alexa Jade, both of East Alton, who loved their geezer; one brother, Robert Engles of Rosewood Heights; one sister, Alicia Fry of Rosewood Heights; several nieces and nephews; his former wife and forever friend, Bobbi Engles of Wood River; and his former mother-in-law, Mildred Cleaves of South Roxana.
Mike worked at Central Stone Company in Florissant, Mo., for a long period of time. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and his best friend, Mac. He was an avid outdoorsman from hunting and fishing to four-wheeling. On most Sundays you could catch him watching NASCAR. Mike will be missed by many family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Ginia Engles Pruetzel.
In celebration of his life, visitation will be from 4 p.m. until time of funeral services at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River. Pastor Buddy Manley will officiate. Private family graveside services will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
Memorials are suggested to Bobbi Engles to assist with funeral expenses.
Online guestbook available at www.pitchfordfuneralhome.com.