Michael David Middleton, 32, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Dec. 19, 2003, at Blytheville, Ark.
Born Nov. 26, 1971, at Hayti, Mo., son of Terry Lee Middleton of Caruthersville and Barbara Sue Berry Brazier, he attended Caruthersville schools and was an inventory supervisor for Maverick Tube.
On June 20, 1992, at Hayti, he married Rita Smith, who survives.
Other survivors are three sons, Perry Michael, Jamie Lee and Joseph Nicholas Middleton of the home; his father; mother and step-father, Barbara and Gary Brazier of Hayti; one brother, Lee Allen Middleton of Caruthersville and grandmother, Georgia Berry of Hayti.
He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, James Everett and Mary Opal Middleton and maternal grandfather, Joe Berry.
Funeral services were 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, at John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti with Jeff Thomas officiating.
Burial was in Little Prairie Cemetery at Caruthersville.
Pallbearers were Steve Cummings, Jerry Middleton, Stacy Middleton, Tommy Middleton, Chris Miller and Hank Thornton.
Honorary pallbearers were Shawn Benefield, James Cooper, Jason Davis, David Pullam, Ronnie Southern and Steve Wheatley.