Michael Eugene Bounous, age 63, of Strafford, Missouri went to be with our Lord on Thursday, March 4, 2021 after a brief illness.
Mike, as he was fondly known, was born March 19,1957 to Eugene and Helane (Haddock) Bounous. Mike was a caring, honest and hardworking man who loved his farm, his wife, providing for his family and watching the deer on his property. He was a dedicated employee of Hiland Dairy for 14 years and had recently retired. On October 21, 2007 he was united in marriage to Rebecca Harrison.
Mike is survived by his wife, Rebecca, of the home, a step-daughter Breanna Blacksher, son-in-law Justin along with grandchildren Dalton and Dylan of Walnut Grove. His sister Vicki Sutton of Springfield, nephews Allen and Alex Sutton. His children Sarah and Samuel from his previous marriage, three beloved grandchildren and a multitude of extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
We lost a good, honest man, loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be sadly missed, but will live on forever in the loving hearts of his family and friends. Mike is truly home.
Memorial visitation will be 7:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, March 10, 2021 in Barnes Family Funeral Home. Honoring Mike’s wishes his family will have a celebration of life and burial at Chaves Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark. On line condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com
Effective October 21, 2020 through April 1, 2021 the City of Ozark, Missouri issued a mask ordinance. A requirement to wear face coverings when in public, for the purpose of preventing or limiting the spread of COVID-19. Masks are also required at Missouri Veterans Cemetery. Barnes Funeral Home is following the ordinance and recommend social distance guidelines. The family and staff thank you in advance, for your understanding during these difficult times.