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Michael Button

May 4, 1964 — April 6, 2021

Born in Jacksonville, North Carolina on May 4, 1964 Departed on April 6, 2021 and resided in Hendersonville, Tennessee Visitation: Hendersonville Funeral HomeSunday April 18, 2021 2:00pm to 4:00pmCelebration of Life: Ascension Lutheran ChurchSunday April 18, 2021 5:00pm to 6:00pmInterment: Middle Tennessee Veterans CemeteryMonday April 19, 2021 1:00pm to 1:30pm

Michael R. Button, aged 56, was born in Jacksonville, North Carolina. He went home to be with the Lord on April 6, 2021.

Michael was born to Leroy and Mary Lou Button. He grew up with his parents and three siblings in central Pennsylvania, where he graduated from State College Senior High School in 1982. Since childhood, Michael dreamed of serving his country in the military. Mr. Button fulfilled that aspiration by serving our country honorably in the USMC for 22 years and was a Persian Gulf War and Iraqi Freedom War veteran.

Michael was preceded in death by both his parents. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Maria R., his two daughters Sarah and Constance, his sister Mary Beth Williams (Dave) and their children John, Matthew, Aaron, and Katie, his brother Nicholas Button (Jackie), his sister Kathy Perona (Brett) and their children Hayden and Louis, his sister-in-law Carla Bebout (Chris) and their daughters Elizabeth and Alexandra, and numerous loving friends.

Visitation will be held on April 18, 2021 at Hendersonville Memory Gardens & Funeral Home from 2:00-4:00 pm. A memorial service will be held at Ascension Lutheran Church in Madison, TN following visitation. He will be laid to rest at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery in Nashville, TN.

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