Michael Lacy

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Michael Lacy 41, of Lubbock, TX, went home to God Sunday, August 20, 2017, after a short and hard battle to a rare disease. He was born February 23, 1976, to David and Linda Johnson.
Michael begin “his” life journey with his true love, Tanya Lacy, on June 13, 1996. He was a fan of sports but a true fan to his four sons. His happiness was with his wife and standing on the sidelines cheering for his children in any sport or activity in which they participated. Michael was an amazing husband, father, son, brother, uncle, nephew, and any other title he acquired. Michael had a heart of gold and never met a stranger. He had no friends because everyone became family to him. His strength and determination were centered on his wife and children. He led his children by example and instilled in them a “we never quit” mentality. Faith, family, and friendships were everything to him. He was “Superman” to many. Michael may be gone from earth but will never be forgotten.
Michael was preceded in death by his parents. His legacy will continue to be honored and cherished by his wife, Tanya Lacy; and his four sons, Jaylon, Jordan, Jarron, and Jyson. Left to cherish his memories are his two strong-willed brothers, Dedrick and Breven Johnson; loving in-laws, Roger, Gayla, Jonathan Grant; sweet nephew and nieces, Aaron, Avery and Ambry; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, amazing friends and precious children of God.

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12 thoughts on “Michael Lacy”

  1. David and Brandi Folmar

    We are so very sorry to hear of the passing of such an amazing and strong man!! Michael’s memory will be cherished always and I am so very blessed to have been able to know him. We will continue to pray for all of the family and friends that share the love we feel for him and most of all for his Wife Tanya and his children. We love you Michael and pray that you will Rest In Peace until we meet again my friend!!!

  2. J-city and family (Mileg)

    You will forever be loved and missed Mike. We are blesses to have such wonderful memories of you. You will live on in our hearts.

  3. Hello this is Carlton Thomas I went to Monterey with Michael. He we was just a great person to be around I played football. Even though he played basketball he was still an inspiration for me and he would always keep me striving for greatness. He will be deeply missed!! I pray for peace and comfort for the family and friends. It was an honor to know him.

  4. Becky Jones, Lubbock USBC

    We are so sorry to hear of Michael’s struggles and passing. All the bowlers in Lubbock will remember the great times we had bowling with and againist him. He was so much fun! Prayers to Tanya and his family for peace and comfort. Glory to God…Michael’s home!

  5. Katherine Taylor

    So sad to hear this. I first met him when I moved to Bean Elem. in 3rd grade. He was an awesome friend and classmate! My prayers and condolences to his family. RIP Michael

  6. Sue and Bob Heric

    Aunt Sue and Uncle Bob are so sorry to hear Michael has left us all for a new journey. Michael will always be loved and missed. All our love goes out to Micheal’s family.

  7. Kermit and Samantha Fitzpatrick

    Michael was/is probably the nearest person my husband and I have ever know. He was always full of smiles and jokes. Enormous heart of gold and will truly be missed.
    Love Cousin Sammy and Kermit.

  8. My sincere condolences to Mrs. Lacy and her family, and I hope that these promises from the Bible will give them solace as they endure this time of sorrow. Jehovah God is close to the brokenhearted, and saves those who are crushed in spirit. And he will wipe away the tears from all faces. Psalms 34:18; Isaiah 25:8 NWT. And in the future, people all over the earth (Psalms 37:11, 29) will not suffer illness ever again. No resident will say: ” I am sick.” Isaiah 33:24; Matthew 5:5 NWT. Peace, and may happy memories of Mr. Lacy continue with you.

  9. Although we had our differences, I have always loved you and looked up to you. You will be missed, but never forgotten.
    Your 1st cousin, Demar Lacy
    #Lacy

  10. Tom and Diana Gallagher

    Tom and I really didn’t get to know Michael as well asweeould have liked, but from the first time we met, we both knew he was a really good person. His smile was beautiful and you could tell he had a beautiful soul. My heart is breaking for Tanya as her love for him was so real and it’s going to be so hard for her without him.

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