Michael Arnet “Mike” Andrews, 58, of 815 Potts Creek Road, died Tuesday July 12, 2016, at his residence.
He was born September 26, 1957, in Covington, a son of the late Robert A. and Anna Lee Tingler Andrews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his Brother, Ronnie Lee Andrews, in March of this year.
Mike retired in 2013 from MeadWestvaco, as a Pipefitter after 35 years of service. He was a member of Covington Bible Church and of the Boiling Spring Ruritan Club. Mike was a Master Gardener and an avid hunter. He loved the game of baseball and was a coach with Covington Little League, the Blue Ridge Badgers and the Rip City AAU for a number of years.
Surviving are his wife of 36 years, Cindy Slayton Andrews of Covington; one daughter, Megan Andrews of Salem and Robert “Robbie” Andrews and his wife, Lyndsay, of Clifton Forge; one sister, Tracy Slater, and her husband, Teddy, of Vinton; his mother-in-law, Marie Slayton, of Covington; one niece Corey Slater and three nephews, Jeremy Slater, Daniel Andrews, and Travis Andrews and wife, Ashley, and their son, Kamden, and his cat, Molly.
The funeral service will be held Monday July 18, 2016 at 2:00 PM in the Arritt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Doug Williams officiating.
The interment will follow in Alleghany Memorial Park.
Active pallbearers will be Daryl Andrews, Travis Andrews, Woody Jones, Jeremy Slater, Deron Brown, Paul Golden, Mike Young, and Gerry Loan.
Honorary pallbearers will be Stan Parham, Daniel Andrews, Danny Walton, Brian Clark, Larry Mann, Rodney Adkins, Joe Martin, Wayne Howard, Jack Leitch, Greg Martin, Ted Wilhelm, Clarence Daniels, Mike Whiteside, Jerry Keyser, and Bill Bailey as well as a number of close friends.
The family will receive their friends Sunday evening from 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM at Arritt Funeral Home.