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Michael Lawrence Sasser, May 8, 1949~July 2, 2015

Sasser, Michael copyMichael Lawrence Sasser, 66, of Elkins died July 2, 2015 in Elkins. He was born May 8, 1949 in Compton, CA. to Aubrey and Etta Jo Stroud Sasser.

He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Era.  Michael celebrated forty years of sobriety. He was a machinist and enjoyed working with computers and helping others.

He is survived by his wife, Christine Trenholm Sasser; one son, Mark Sasser of Elkins; one daughter, Michelle Sasser of Elkins; two brothers, Phil Sasser of Elkins and Bobby Sasser of California; one sister, Jan Dinoff of California; a half-brother, Joey Johnson of Tennessee; and three grandchildren, Laken, Mason and Brynn.

A memorial service will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at the Fayetteville National Cemetery.

Cremation arrangements by Beard’s Chapel.

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    Judy Morgan » 06. Jul, 2015

    Mark & Michelle I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad.

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    Theresa Aldrich "Tbird" » 07. Jul, 2015

    Mike has been helping veterans on our website for over a decade. He was fiercely loyal and dedicated to our veterans. Many a time we would tell old sea stories, he told me he always thought of me as his Chief and that was a honor for me.

    His dedication to providing all technical support for our Podcast will be sorely missed and the Podcast as it is today would not exist without Mike. Hours and hours of selfless dedicated work so that the podcasts would be just right for our veteran listeners.

    On a personal note he was my friend and cheered me up and made me laugh more times than I can count and I will remain grateful for that till I see him again on the other side.

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    Buck » 07. Jul, 2015

    Hello My Name is Buck,
    I met Mike on the Hadit board I knew him has ”stretch” little over a year ago and we visited on hadit.com through our post and we became Instant Friends .
    Stretch was an exceptional veteran an a fine advocate for all veterans&a Great Guy and I could til he truly car about all of his fellow Veterans, he had a great sense of humor,I remember one time he posted from his bed and made light of it as he was in pain, his strong courage and friendship will never be forgotten , I wish I had got to meet him in person, but as we communicated on the hadit.com Board I truly enjoyed it & not only me but all of the hadit members truly loved visiting with him, he was a great guy and friend in everyway, my heartfelt condolence is sent to his lovely wife and children and all that had the pleasure of meeting him. Mike will be surely missed
    God Bless our fellow veteran and dear friend.

    Sincerely

    Buck (Hadit ,Com Member)

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    Kelly » 07. Jul, 2015

    Mike is a proud veteran and assisted so many others on Hadit and elsewhere. I know he will be richly rewarded for his love.

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    Joey johnson » 07. Aug, 2015

    so sorry for your loss sorry i could not be there for my Brother. miss you all SYOTOS RANGER LEAD THE WAY

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    leland Shane » 14. Jan, 2016

    Rest In Peace Mike