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Michael Wayne Furtaw

October 10, 1959 ~ July 17, 2018 (age 58)
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Michael Wayne Furtaw, 58

Michael Wayne Furtaw, 58 of Waverly, formerly of West Portsmouth, died Tuesday July 17, 2018 at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, KY. He was born October 10, 1959 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Virgil Henry Furtaw Jr. and Laura Marie Priest Furtaw who survives.  He retired from McKesson Corporation in Atlanta, was a United States Air Force Veteran, and a member of the VFW Post 3441 in Columbus.

Along with his mother, Michael is survived by his wife; Cheryl Ellen Kochensparger Furtaw who he married April 10, 1999, 2 stepsons; Jason and Graham Erb, a brother; Kenneth (Nila) Furtaw, 2 sisters; Carol (Kelly) Shy and Bonnie Furtaw, along with several nieces and nephews who loved him a lot.

A Celebration of Life Service for Michael will be held Sunday August 12, 2018 at Earl Thomas Conley Park in West Portsmouth from Noon to 2:00 PM.  Arrangements are under the direction of Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth.  Condolences may be sent to

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