YORK Michael L. Fells, Sr., 55, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 20, 2012, at the Barbara J. Egan Nursing Home. He was the husband of Debra L. (Steinkamp) Fells to whom he was married for 35 years. Michael was born in York on March 26, 1957, to Paul S. Fells and the late Pauline (Sledge) Fells Anderson. Michael was a graduate of the class of 1975 from William Penn Sr. High School. Michael was a Veteran of the United States Navy. He loved fishing playing Domino's and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Michael was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He enjoyed going to church and he loved his pastor and church family. In addition to his loving wife and father, he is survived by two daughters, Alana J. Fells Barnes and husband, Kittrel and Cassandra E. Fells and fiance, Keoni both of York; one brother, Danny Embrey and wife, Sue of York; one sister, JoAnn Buffington of New York; four grandchildren, Oni Barnes, Jayuin Barnes, Malakai Barnes and Cy'Asiah Fells, all of York; a stepfather, Roy Anderson; three sister-in-laws, Robin, Bonnie husband Joseph, and Diane; one brother-in-law, Raymond wife Debra; and many other family members and friends. Michael was preceded in death by his mother; a son, Michael L. Fells, Jr.; a brother, Jerry Fells; a sister, Elaine Fells; his maternal grandmother and paternal grandparents. There will be a funeral service on Thursday at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 474 S. Pershing Ave., York, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Aaron A. Willford, Jr., officiating. A viewing will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. prior to service. Burial will be in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens, York. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Boulding Mortuary Inc. 471 Madison Ave., York, PA 17404. Boulding Mortuary, Inc. is handling arrangements.
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Apr. 24, 2012