Michael Charles Dugger

September 24, 1959 ~ September 16, 2019

Born in: Avondale, Penssylvania
Resided in: Kingsport, Tennessee

Michael Charles Dugger, Sr., 59, of Kingsport, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019, at the Holston Valley Medical Center.

He was a native of Avondale, Pennsylvania, and a son of the late JE Dugger and Annis Gentry Dugger.

Mike truly enjoyed life. He made the most of every day and loved going to church, and spending time with his family. He made sure to always keep people laughing.

He was a pastor and member at House of Faith and Worship in Johnson City.

in addition to his parents, Michael is preceded in death by three brothers, David Dugger, Robbie Dugger, and Jerry Dugger; nephew, Johnny “Harry” Dugger Jr.; and close Grandmother, Ruth Gentry.

Survivors include: his wife, Karen Dugger; sons, Michael Dugger Jr. and his wife Amy, James Dugger, Chad Weeks, Austin Dugger and his wife Beth, Dustin Dugger and Landon Dugger; daughters, Tabatha Fatolitis and Jennifer Dillingham and her husband Matt; brothers, JR Dugger, Peanut Dugger, and Joey Greer; sisters, Debbie Bright, Brenda and Linda; thirty grandchildren; five greatgrandchildren; and many loving friends.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM on Friday, September 20, 2019, at Morris-Baker Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 7:30 PM officiated by Brother Ray Wolford. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at Baker’s Gap Cemetery, 4628 Big Dry Run Rd, Butler, TN 37640. Friends and family are asked to gather at the graveside by 12:50 PM.

Pallbearers will be: Mr. USA, Brother Lupe, Thomas Wilson, Matt Dillingham, Dax Cable, Big Country, Greg Rocker, Lew “Short Fuse” Freeman, Josh Lowe, Darrell Rose, and Thumper.


Visitation: September 20, 2019 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Morris-Baker Dogwood Chapel
2001 E Oakland Ave
Johnson City, TN 37601


Funeral Service: September 20, 2019 7:30 pm

Morris-Baker Dogwood Chapel
2001 E Oakland Ave
Johnson City, TN 37601


Graveside Service: September 21, 2019 1:00 pm

Baker's Gap Baptist Church Cemetery
4628 Big Dry Run Rd
Butler, TN 37640

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  1. Sounds of Victory says:

    Mike will be missed by many! No more pain, RIP

  2. Tyler Campbell says:

    R.i.p big Mike Dugger

  3. heather lenae smith widener says:

    rest in peace mike you will be greatly missed love you buddy

  4. nancy dugger says:

    R.I.P. mike you will be missed

  5. rick daniels says:

    mike you will be missed.R.I.P

  6. rick daniels says:

    mike you will be missed.

  7. rick daniels says:

    you will be missed mike.R.I.P

  8. rick daniels says:

    you will be missed

  9. Devon Crowe says:

    I may have only talked to you a couple of times, but those times you were really nice, even gave me some advice for the ring.
    Rest in peace Mike Dugger, you will be missed, but never forgotten.

  10. Tabatha fatolitis says:

    I want you to know that no matter what you thought I truely loved you with all my heart. You will be missed. I will always cherish the good memories that we had. R.I.P Dad. This just doesn’t feel right. I wished there was something more that we could have done. Love you daughter

  11. John Hough says:

    You gave this guy an opportunity when others wouldn’t. You were a friend and mentor. I’ve never forgotten the talks or the friendship. I’m glad that I had the opportunity to say thank you before I didn’t. You were a class act then and no doubt a much bigger one now. R.I.P. Mike Dugger and God bless.

  12. Amy Hiner says:

    Rip Mike

  13. Judy bailey & family says:

    Deepest condolences for the family

  14. wilson family says:

    Rip brother we will miss you so much you wasnt just our pastor but one of our best friends we love you dugger

  15. Mike says:

    Condolences to the family from
    Mike Hanson and Jade

  16. Big Al says:

    RIP brother.

  17. Big Al says:

    RIP brother

  18. Judy Pardue says:

    Please know that The Sounds Of Victory are praying for you and your family in this time of sorrow.
    I know you will miss him so much, as will all the church members.

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