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Michael J. Bury

Mr. Michael J. Bury of Collinsville, IL departed this life at his residence in Collinsville on Friday, January 6, 2017 at 7:54 P.M. He had attained the age of 59 years, 5 months and 6 days.

Mr. Bury was born on July 31, 1957 at St. Louis, MO the son of Michael and Orvella (Frieman) Bury.

Big Mike loved life and had a lifelong passion for music, old movies and reading histories. He loved his canine pals Dory and Lola. He especially loved football and was a dedicated fan of the Raiders and Alabama Roll Tide! Most of all he loved his people and his people loved him.

Left to mourn his passing are his four siblings, Annette Tylka and husband Albert of Glen Carbon, Charles Scott Huge of Collinsville, Les Huge and wife Cindy of O’Fallon, and Jeff Huge; nieces; Kirstyn (Edward) Sterns and Tamara Easton; nephews; Anthony (Tasha) Bury and Kyle Huge; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Robin Bury.

Private services will be held at Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville with cremation to follow. A burial of ashes will be at the Greenwood Cemetery in Nashville, at a later date.

Should friends desire memorials may be made to the Washington County Partners for Pets or Nashville Public Library and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

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