Michael Dane Son, 71, formerly of Madisonville, passed peacefully at home with family by his side in Woodburn.
He is survived by his father, Denver “Dink” Son of Jeffersontown; one daughter, Julie Dolores Rowland and husband, Ray of Woodburn; one son, Danny Randall Son and wife, Brandi of Madisonville; two sisters, Beverley (Mark) Grippa of New Richmond, Ohio, Sherri (Andy) Young of Crestwood; 10 grandchildren, Lauren Son, Olivia Sanders and husband, Mitch, Isaiah Wilson, Yasmin Son, Francesca Son, Danica Son, Micah Rowland, Sawyer Rowland, Beau Rowland and Brady Son; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mildred Baker Son.
Mike was born February 25, 1949, in Princeton. He graduated from Bowling Green High School in 1967. He served in the United States Air Force and was stationed for a time in the Philippines.
After serving his country, he raised a family and spent most of his working career at BellSouth in Madisonville. Later, he traveled as a contract telecommunications engineer and enjoyed time in Dothan, Alabama, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and Lexington.
In his retirement, he enjoyed spending time hunting, fishing, trapping and gardening. He was the best Dad to his two children, a loving father-in-law, and wonderful Grandpa and Great-Grandpa. He was beloved by everyone who had the pleasure to know him.
Visitation will be private.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 14, 2020, at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Princeton, with Rev. Mike Franklin officiating. A procession from Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton will depart at 1:30 p.m. for the graveside service.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the following: National Rifle Association at https://home.nra.org/ , Bright Life Farms at http://brightlifefarms.org/, and The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation at https://www.carcinoid.org/about/contribut
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