Michael A. Blackhurst, 38, of Lansing passed away on July 13, 2021 in Lansing. He was born December 17th 1982 in Midland to Kevin Blackhurst and Ronda Harris.
Michael was an accomplished skater and hockey player having played youth hockey in Midland then for the Little Caesars AAA 1982 Hockey Team of Detroit for several years. He enjoyed music, painting, coin collecting, stock and crypto trading. He had a great sense of humor and loved his dog Diesel. Mike always said “never quit, always keep going.”
Mike attended Midland schools and after graduating from Midland High School in 2001 he attended SVSU. Mike worked for Feeny Chrysler then traveled the country doing construction work with his brother Mark for several years. He worked for Blackhurst Painting of Midland until recently.
Michael is survived by his parents Kevin (Orasa) Blackhurst, Ronda (Keith) Harris and siblings Mark Blackhurst of Midland, Frederick Blackhurst of Austin Texas plus many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial visitation will be held from 4-7 pm on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at Smith-Miner Funeral Home. A private graveside service was held and burial has taken place a New Calvary Cemetery.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the family or the Concussion Foundation in his memory.
Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Blackhurst family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.