June 18, 1947 ~ December 31, 2019

Born in: Rome, Georgia
Resided in: Atlanta, Georgia

Michael Hulsey, 72, of Atlanta, passed away on December 31, 2019. He was born in Rome, Georgia to the late Elalier & “Guy” Hulsey.
Michael was in the Army, serving in the Vietnam War where he was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He later retired from Southern Bell/ Bellsouth after 32 of employment where he was also involved in the Jr. Achievement Program. He was a mason in the Jonesboro Mason Lodge, a member of the Georgia Jaycees and later became a member of the Royal Order of the Jesters. In 2002 he was the Potentate of the Yaarab Shrine in Atlanta where he was members of the Oriental Band, Provost Guard and South Fulton Shrine Club. He was awarded both the Merit & Gold Merit Award. During his time in the Shrine, he spent 6 years on the Board of Governors at the Greenville Shriners Hospital for Children. He spent some time as a little league football coach and was the Clayton County Board of Education director of football operations over Twelve Oak Stadiums and Southern Crescent Stadium.
Survivors include, his wife, Sandra Hulsey; Children, Michael D. Hulsey (Melanie) and Kimberley H. Durant (Christopher); Brothers, Dennis Hulsey (Suzanne), Barry Hulsey and Charles Hulsey (Cheryl); Sister Carolyn McCool (Jim); 7 grandchildren; 5 great-granddaughters; 2 great-grandsons; several nieces & nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Yaarab Shrine with Rev. Wayne Kines officiating.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children at 701 Grove Road Greenville, SC.

Services

Life Celebration: January 26, 2020 2:00 pm - January 26, 2020 3:00 pm

Yaarab Shrine Temple
400 Ponce de Leon Avenue N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30308


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  1. Memories,,, So many memories of Mickey, ”YES” Mickey as he will always be in my thoughts and heart, I could spend hours on top of hours telling you about how great a person he was, but if you knew Mickey then you already know it !
    I am a very blessed man to have been able to call Mickey my friend,
    To all the family, I love you and our prayers are with you, May God bless and forever keep you in his grip.

  2. CandleImageIt was an honor to work with Mike and count him as my friend.

    I’m confident that he was welcomed into Heaven by God with a hearty “well done, my good and faithful servant.”

    Rest In Peace my friend; Lord bless and keep your family.

  3. To Sandy and family, Mike made life better for all, he was the most accomplished person I have ever known. What a privilege to have know him. He will be missed. He was a shining light to everyone around him. His love and dedication to the Shriners was truly an inspiration. He made my life better with his friendship.

  4. CandleImageSandy, sorry Joyce and I are not able to come to Mike’s celebration of life. We have guests coming, a visit planned quite a while ago. Thousands want to honor Mike, hope you are ready. So many who loved him. You and your family are in our prayers.

  5. Kimberley- I know how special your dad was to you!! My prayers go out to you and your family. Sending all my love

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