Mike worked hard for many years before retiring from the coal mining industry.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Marjorie Mitchell Ooten, daughters, Jamie Ann (Jamie) Newsome of Fort Payne, AL. and Patty Lynn Hurst of Williamson, WV, brother, Ralph Ooten of Delbarton, WV, sisters, Ellen Crum and Jewel Mahon both of Ragland, WV, grandchildren, Dennis (Morgan) Porter III, Michael Miller, Josh Porter, Amy Hurst and Jake Newsome, great-grandchildren, Hughie, Mati Ann, Derek, Sophia and Mariah. He also leaves behind several nieces and nephews and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 23, 2021at 2:00pm with Elder Jimmy Maynard officiating at the Chafin Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Friday morning from 12:00pm till 2:00pm.