Mr. Michael “Cheese” Savage, age 40, a longtime resident of Covington passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019. He was born September 5, 1978 in San Clemente, California. Michael graduated from Newton County High School in 1997 and was currently working for AIG Insurance Company. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking his specialty “Bar-B-Que Ribs”, he was extremely close with his niece Abigail, and loved his grandmother very much. Michael was preceded in death by his father Robert Savage and his oldest brother Bobby Savage.
Mr. Savage is survived by his mother Virginia Savage, his grandmother Carmen Cermeno, his brother Lance Savage (Haley), his sister Carsal Dotson (Sonny), his nieces Abigail and Sydney, his nephew James Ryland, his uncle Sal Cermeno (Dawn) along with numerous other family and close friends.
Funeral services for Michael will be held at 11 o’clock Friday, June 7, 2019 at the Chapel of J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home with Pastor Dane Wagner officiating. Interment will follow at Covington City Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, June 7, 2019 from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM prior to the service at the funeral home. J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home, 2157 East Street, SE, Covington, GA 30014 is in charge of the arrangements. A guest book may be signed on-line www.harwellfuneralhome.com.
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