Michael Hare

michael hare

April 14, 1959 ~ June 2, 2023

Born in: Tryon, NC
Resided in: Fletcher, NC

Michael Hare, 64, passed away Friday, June 2, 2023 at his residence.

Michael was born in Tryon, NC to James Edward Hare and Martha Dell Watkins Hare. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kim Lanning Hare and a daughter, Amy Michelle Hare.

Michael was a landscaper and he enjoyed fishing, coffee and western movies. He was a member at Sunny View Baptist Church.

He is survived by his parents James and Martha Hare; a daughter, Julie Litchford (Fred); two brothers, Doug Hare (Cecily Hall) and Evan Hare (Lois); two sisters, Joy Resendez and Judy Thomas (Jeff); four grandchildren, Brianna, Tyler, Ryan and Amy and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2023 at 11:00 am at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with pastor Troy Rogers officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:00 to 11:00 at the church. Burial will follow at Penland Family Cemetery off Concord Road.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the SECU Family House in Winston Salem, NC; www.familyhousews.org


Funeral Service: June 6, 2023 11:00 am

Mt. Zion Baptist Church
Overlook Road
Asheville, NC 28803

Visitation: June 6, 2023 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Mt. Zion Baptist Church
Overlook Road
Asheville, NC 28803


Penland Family Cemetery
Concord Road
Asheville, NC 28803

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


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  1. So very sorry for your loss. Our prayers go out to all the family!!! May God touch each and every heart.

  2. To my brother Mike, I wish I could see a glimpse of what you are seeing in heaven right now. It has never been goodbye but see you again one day in our heavenly home. Give Jesus, Amy and rest of our loved ones a big hug from us. We miss and love you so much!!

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with ya’ll during the loss of your loved one and brother and uncle, his soul is with ya’ll, Michael will be greatly missed by his family and friends, love Doc, Linda, bubba (Tony) butler

  4. So very sorry for your lose, prayers be with you and your family.
    May God bless you all.

  5. Joy and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless and keep you.

  6. So sorry for the loss of Mike. I never saw him without a smile!! I know he’s smiling now pain free and seeing our Saviour 🙌
    Prayers Love and Thoughts to the Family ❤️🙏❤️🙏

  7. James & Dell, We are so sorry for your loss but happy for Mike’s getting to go home. We will keep you in our prayers.

  8. Mike i know you and amy and bosco are having the best reunion ever i miss and love you so much im gonna miss your Im Ok when i really new you weren’t

  9. RIP cus you will be missed but never forgotten. I know your in heaven smiling down on us.with that sweet smile. Until we meet again.

  10. Mike was a person that through out our time in this life together was filled with laughter, and someone you enjoyed listening to music with,long talks, love you brother, you will be missed

  11. Dale and James and Family, I am so sorry for all of you. I know how your 💕 is feeling I am praying for you all. Love each and every one of you. May God be with you all today. May you RIP MIKE!!❤️❤️

  12. Aunt Dell, Uncle James, & Family
    We are so sorry for the loss of Mike. It was nice to spend time with him. We know that he is in heaven and not in pain anymore. Love Jack & Kelly

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