Mr. Michael Wayne Barnhill "Big Mike", age 71 of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021. He was born December 12, 1949 in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of the late Mr. Russell Wallace Barnhill and the late Mrs. Mildred Sanders Barnhill. Mr. Barnhill proudly served his country as a Veteran of the United States Army. For 34 years he worked for Norfolk Southern Railway as a third generation railway man before he retired. He was a family oriented man. He enjoyed the outdoors, working in his garden and yard. He was a big Falcons, Braves and Bulldogs Fan. Mr. Barnhill was of the Christian Faith.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by brother, Ronnie Barnhill; sister, Pamela Smith.
Mr. Barnhill is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mrs. Christel Muller Barnhill of Douglasville, Georgia; sons and daughters-in-laws, Michael J. and Ginger Barnhill of Winston, Georgia, Rusty and Rebekah Barnhill of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Daniel Barnhill of Douglasville, Georgia; sister, Margie Brown of Douglasville, Georgia; brother, Brian Barnhill of Temple, Georgia; six grandchildren, Ariel, Katy, Philip, Alexandra, Sarah, Vivien; two great grandchildren, Aria and Luca; several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will receive friends at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Douglasville Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM. Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 3:00 PM from the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Douglasville with Rev. Ikey Watson officiating.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Douglasville is in charge of the arrangements. 770-942-2311