October 13, 1946 – November 19, 2020
Myrtle Beach, SC Michael H. Markham, 74, passed away on November 19, 2020. Son of the late L.D. and Dorothy E. (Ray) Markham, he was born Charlotte, NC. After graduating college at the University of Tennessee he retired from the Phillip Morris as District Sales Manager in Charlotte area. Mike was an avid golfer and enjoyed boating and the water, especially at his favorite places, Lake Lure and the ocean. Mike was a natural at entertaining friends and family. You could always find him supporting his Carolina Panthers or cruising on his Harley Davidson. His family and friends will miss him dearly. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Angela Benfield Markham; sons Gregg, and wife Gina; Jason and wife Lori and Michael; daughter Morgan Markham; brothers Charles Markham; Lance Markham; and sister Felicia Hawkins-Snyder; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren; father/mother-in-law Ray and Carolyn Benfield, brother-in-laws Ray Benfield, Mark Benfield and wife Debbie; a number of nieces, nephews and a host of friends. Michael is predeceased by his parents; sister Linda Bell; brothers David Markham; Larry Markham; and nephew Heith Hawkins and favorite mother-in-law Gigi. The family will hold a celebration of life at a later date in Morganton, NC. Memorials for the Markham family may be made to the American Cancer Society. A guestbook is available at www.leefhandcrematory.com Lee Funeral Home and Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach is serving the family.See more See Less
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