“Mike” Routon

“Mike” Routon

Michael “Mike” George Routon, 59, of Olla, passed from this life on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, from injuries sustained in an accident near Campti.

He was born November 15, 1959 in Urania to the union of his parents, Johnny Leon Routon and Johnnie Knighten Routon.

Mike was a man who enjoyed the outdoors: hunting, fishing, camping and occasionally golfing with friends. He was a devoted family man. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, and where they were was where he wanted to be.

Services were held at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 4, from the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Olla with Rev. Denver McBroom officiating.

Interment followed in the Olla Cemetery under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Olla.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Those left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife, Cherry Poole Routon of Olla; son, Michael Drew Routon (Jennifer) of West Monroe; brother, Tommy Routon of Baton Rouge and grandchildren, Samuel Drew Routon and Graci Belle Routon.

Pallbearers were Sammy Elliott, Ricky Stott, Kerry Franklin, Calvin “Bull” Barnhill, Randy Stott and Chris Barnhill.

Honorary pallbearers were Scotty Poole, John McIlwain, Jerry Barton, Billy Tatum, Warren Roshto, Steven McBroom and Clifton “Speedy” Poole.

The family asks that memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or at www.stjude.org.

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