JEFFERSON - Michael “Mike” Andrew Carron, 53, died Sunday, August 2, 2009, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
Born in Auburn, Ala., he was the son of the late Jeffrey Albert and Katherine Craw Carron. Mike first worked as a commercial diver for J. Ray McDermott Company in New Orleans, then a number of years with BellSouth Information Systems. Mike was a graduate of Wade Hampton High School, attended the University of South Carolina and was a graduate of DeKalb College. In 2001, Mike founded Mike's Grill and Mike's Down Under, a popular restaurant and night spot in downtown Jefferson, of which he operated with great success until the time of his untimely death.
Survivors include his wife, Pamela Shirley Carron, Jefferson; daughter Anna Catherine Carron, Jefferson; brothers, Stephen Carron, Mt. Pleasant, S.C. and Nick Carron, Jefferson.
Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, August 8, from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with the Rev. Tilly Welborn officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2 to 4 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Nick Jonas Change for the Children Foundation, in memory of Mike Carron, c/o The Community Bank and Trust, 71 Memorial Drive, Jefferson, GA 30549.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.