April 13, 1959 ~ March 15, 2020

Born in: East Chicago, IN
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Michael Jay Beuglas, 60, of Asheville, died Sunday, March 15 at his residence.

Michael was born in East Chicago, Indiana and grew up in Hammond, Indiana and Asheville. He was preceded in death by parents Jack Beuglas and Elsie Beuglas Smith.

Survivors include sister Lorraine Smith Angel (Tom Bougus); brothers, Charles Smith (Robin) and Steven Smith (Kelly); nephews and nieces, Austin and Allison Angel, Levi Smith, Courtney Hendricks (Austin) and Kyle Smith.

Michael graduated from Asheville High School and attended UNC-A. He was a member of the Greater Reynolds Lion Club and was employed by the Marjorie McCune Memorial Center Assisted Living Community in Black Mountain, where he counted his fellow employees and the residents as dear friends.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Marjorie McCune Center, 101 Lions Way, Black Mountain, NC 28711.


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. O Mike, say hi to grandma for me. Don’t worry, you’re not missin out on anything down here. Lord have mercy.😔R. I. P. I didn’t even get to say goodbye. I hope it was quick and painless. I hope you’re in some of the family home videos. I wish I could remember the last time I heard from you. Why does this world keep killing my family?! I hope they weren’t pumping you with those damn meds. Someone please bring me something from your funeral to remember you by. See you later #13.


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