Michael Gene Magyar, of Boonville, Missouri, died on Tuesday, November, 5, 2013. He was 46. He was born on September 4, 1967 in Hermann, Missouri. He graduated from Central Methodist College in 1989 with a BS in Business Administration. On October 21, 1989 he married Jean Elizabeth Jewett and together they had 2 children, Austin and Bailey. After college, Mike worked for State Farm as an underwriter and moved through management in Columbia and St. Louis. In 2006, he brought his family back home to Boonville to become the State Farm Insurance Agent.
Mike was an active member of the community. He was a member of the Boonville Rotary Club
, a member of the Masonic Lodge #36 and served as President of the Boonville Chamber of Commerce. He was active in the First Christian Church of Boonville, serving as Deacon and on various church committees. A unique soul, Mike was extremely talented and entertaining. He was the featured vocalist at many public and family events. He entertained his friends and family at work and outings with clever stories and reenactments of familiar situations. He will be greatly missed.
Mike is survived by his wife, Jean; their two children, Austin and Bailey; his mother and father, George and Mae Magyar of Columbia; his sister, Gay and her husband, Tim Litteken of Columbia; and his brother, George Magyar, Jr. and his wife Jeanne of Columbia.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 13 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. with a Masonic Service at 7:30 p.m. at the Davis Funeral Chapel, 1397 Ashley Road in Boonville, Missouri. A memorial service will be held at the First Christian Church, 4th and Morgan Streets, in Boonville, Missouri on Thursday, November 14 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at the Walnut Grove Cemetery. At the request of the family, memorial donations, in lieu of flowers,may be made in Mike's name to the First Christian Church of Boonville. Friends may register at: www.davisfuneralchapelboonville.com