Michael P. Pasley, 47, of Dixon, died Sunday (March 23, 2014) in KSB Hospital in Dixon.
He was born Aug. 30, 1966, in Mexico, Mo., a son of James Gordon and Margaret Becker Pasley. He married Sara Hartl in St. Peter Catholic Church in Quincy on Aug. 10, 1996.
Mike was a social studies teacher at Amboy High School for the past 10 years, where he had coached basketball and baseball and served as a senior class advisor. He was also the P.A. announcer for Amboy High School football and basketball games. He worked at Quincy Medical Group and was a fixture at Quincy Notre Dame High School. He coached Dixon Dynamite Girls Fast Pitch 10U and 14U teams and volunteered with the Dixon YMCA Dolphin Swim Team. Mike loved watching his daughters' many extracurricular activities.
Mike was a member of the IEA. He wrote sports stories for the Moline Dispatch, The Quincy Herald-Whig, and Sauk Valley newspapers.
Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Erin, Elise, Erica, and Emeri, all at home; his parents of Quincy; two brothers, Kevin Pasley of Reno, Nev., and Alan (Tracy) Pasley of Springfield; and one sister, Annette (Michael) Bruns of Quincy.
SERVICES: 10:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Dixon, with Deacon Bill Lemmer conducting. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Quincy.
VISITATION: 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Holloway Center at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Dixon. Visitation will also be held on Friday from 10 a.m. to noon in St. Peter Catholic Church in Quincy followed by a Mass of Christian burial at noon.
MEMORIALS: A memorial fund has been established for the education of his daughters or to a
ARRANGEMENTS: Jones Funeral Home, Dixon.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com.