Rue, Michael Eugene

Saturday, November 03, 2012

Michael Eugene Rue, age 30, of Sandy Springs, GA, died November 1, 2012.

Born in Montgomery, AL, Michael was a 2001 graduate of North Springs High School. He was employed by Here To Serve Restaurants, most recently as manager at Noche in Vinings, Ga.

He is survived by his parents, Walt and Mary (Nicholson) Rue of Sandy Springs; sisters, Kristen Fowler and her husband Jeff of Marble, NC and Kathryn Porubsky-Rue and her wife Autumn of Cambridge, MD; brother, Jonathan Rue and his wife Bethany of Washington, DC and grandmother, Georgia Nicholson of Chattanooga.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, Walter and Elizabeth Rue and Brearley Eugene Nicholson. He is also survived by nephews, Joshua, Noah and Seth Fowler; aunts, Anne Nicholson Exum and Susan Nicholson McCarter of Chattanooga; uncle, Gene Nicholson (Barbara) and his beloved cousins, Andrew McDonald Exum (Natalie), Jordan McCarter, and Mary Cady Exum Bolin (Brian); great-nieces Caroline and Harper Bolin.

Michael was a lover of all sports but was especially passionate about golf and “his” Clemson Tigers.

A memorial service will be held Monday, November 5, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Sandy Springs United Methodist Church, 86 Mt. Vernon Hwy NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, with Dr. Gary Whetstone officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Baldrick’s Foundation, www.stbaldricks.org. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Sandy Springs Chapel, 136 Mt. Vernon Hwy, NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328.



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