Michael “Mike” Edwin England, age 63 of Joelton, Tennessee, passed away Monday, April 12, 2021 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.

Funeral services were conducted at Goodsprings Free Will Baptist Church in Pleasant View at 1:00PM on Saturday, April 17 with Bro. Randy Riggs and Pastor Mike Hollis officiating. Burial followed at Goodsprings Cemetery with Russ England, Mark England, Kendall Felts, Curtis Wheeler, John Dowlen, and Jesse Guy serving as pallbearers. Chuck Hoosier and Matthew England will serve as honorary pallbearers.

The family received friends at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View on Friday from 4:00PM-8:00PM and again on Saturday at the church from 12:00PM until the hour of service at 1:00PM.

Mike was born on June 17, 1957 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Henry and Jean Umberger England. He was a retired U.S Army veteran in the 82nd Airborne Division and was a paratrooper and also was retired from the U.S. Postal Service with 28 years of service. Mike loved to travel and one of his greatest accomplishments was visiting all 50 states. He enjoyed playing video games and loved his family very much. He was a member of Goodsprings Free Will Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Randle England; and father-in-law, Wayne Felts.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Gayle Felts England; sons, Russ England & Mark England; brother, Matthew (Lisa) England; sister, Tammie (Charles Douglas) Cartwright; mother-in-law, Ruth Felts; brother-in-law, Kendall (Sandie) Felts; and several loving nieces and nephews.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Steve & Becky Riggs, missionaries to France, and may be given in care of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View.

The family has requested that masks be worn while paying your respects.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146 (615) 746-4433 www.austinandbell.com

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