Michael Eugene Mahaffey
March 29, 1949 – November 14, 2020
Michael Eugene Mahaffey March 29, 1947 – November 14, 2020
On November 14, 2020, Pastor Michael Mahaffey, loving husband, father and grandfather passed away at the age of 71.
Michael was born March 29, 1949 to John and Oma (Harris) Mahaffey in Texarkana, Arkansas. He Graduated from Texarkana High School in 1967 and then attended Texarkana College. He joined the Air Force serving in both Germany and Turkey. When he returned home he married and had two children, Sean and Heather. He married Debbie Scott in 1986. Michael worked in the retail business for many years. In 2000 he became part time pastor in Morrison, Oklahoma and began schooling to become a full time local pastor. He pastored at Muskogee/Okay, Fletcher and then at Slapout/Catesby. Pastoring became his passion and he served on many boards and committees for the Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church. He was a huge people person and spent most of his time caring for and serving others. He loved a simple life such as going for a car ride to see family and friends. He, Debbie and family traveled to the beach every summer for many years. Michael was preceded in death by his father, John Mahaffey, his mother, Oma Mahaffey, one brother Christopher Mahaffey and two sisters, Patricia (Mahaffey) Butler and Rebecca (Mahaffey) Chaney. He is survived by his wife Debbie, his son Sean Mahaffey, his daughter Heather (Mahaffey) McDowell (Nick), daughter-in-law Rebecca Mahaffey and seven grandchildren: Tabitha, Brenden, Lara, Joseph, Sara, Haylie and Drew. He is also survived by his brother-in-law Terry Chaney, sisters-in-law Saundra (Scott) White (Charley) and Brenda Scott and brother-in-law Bruce Scott (Karman) as well as numerous nieces, nephews cousins and friends, all who he loved with all his heart There will be no services at this time. One will be planned at a later date. Donations in Michael’s name can be made to any Methodist Church or the Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church.
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