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Michael Ragsdale

Ironwood, Mich. -  Michael Ragsdale Jr., 36, of Ironwood, passed away of natural causes on Dec. 30, 2020.

Michael was born the son of Michael and Michele (Flanigan) Ragsdale on Nov. 13, 1984.

Michael had an infectious sense of humor and an easy laugh. He regularly brought his witty humor into the most mundane situations and could have an entire room filled with laughter.

Michael Jr. was sweet and kindhearted and would give the shirt off his back to strangers. He had a spirit of adventure and had big goals and dreams.

He loved and cared for his children so very deeply and wanted the absolute best for them.

His family is taking comfort in knowing that he is now fully healed and living with his savior, Jesus Christ.

He is survived by his father, Michael Ragsdale Sr .; his mother, Michele Mackinnon; stepmother. Sharidel Ragsdale; wife Brittany; seven children, Timber, Olivia, Oliver and Parker; stepchildren, Isabella, Aubrea and Hunter; his brother, Erik; sisters; Heather, Micah and Michaela; his grandma, Rose; and several nieces and nephews.

No formal services are taking place at this time, but a private memorial service will be held in the spring.

The family has chosen McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home of Ironwood to honor Michael's legacy of life. You can leave a condolence or a tribute at In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.