Michael William Motz
1992 - 2021
Faith Chapel Funeral Homes - South Chapel
100 Beverly Parkway
Pensacola, FL

Michael William Motz went home to be with the Lord on July 19, 2021. He was loved by many and will be missed greatly. He was born in Flagstaff, AZ on Nov. 26, 1992. From a young age, he was very curious and enjoyed learning. He spent many hours researching, designing, and building various things. Education was important to him and he earned degrees in engineering and mathematics from Pensacola Christian College in 2016, a Master of mathematics from the University of West Florida in 2019, and was pursuing a doctoral degree in engineering from Mississippi State University. he was a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Teaching engineering students at Pensacola Christian College was a great joy of his. He looked for opportunities to help other people. Using the gifts God gave him, he helped in many ways and shared his faith.Michael is survived by his parents Robert and Dena Motz, his sisters, Amelia Motz, Dorothy Motz, Rebecca Motz, and Esther Motz; his brothers Joseph Motz, Peter Motz, and Philip Motz; and his grandmother Elinor Olsen. Surviving aunts, uncles, and cousins are: Diane and Michael Smith, Yvonne and Edward Wilson, Bonnie and Dominick Patricelli, Robert and Lois LaBove, Sharon and Robert Hauserman, Richard and Dawn Olsen, Lori and Aaron Bator, Sarah Shepkosky, Christopher geary, Jennifer kelly, Mindy Juntti-DelCamp, Matthew LsBove, Christopher LaBove, Nicole Hatcher, Loran Hauserman, Joshua houseman, Sarah Olsen, and Mia Olsen. Preceding Michael in passing were his grandparents Robert Motz, Pebble Motz, and Robert Olsen and his cousin Ryan Juntti. Visitation will be Saturday, July 31 2021, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM, at Mullenex Chapel, Pensacola Christian College. Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 AM. Pastor Jeff Redlin and Pastor Josh Burdick will be officiating.Interment will be at Pensacola memorial Gardens. Faith Chapel Funeral Home South, 100 Beverly Parkway, Pensacola, is entrusted with arrangements. You may express condolences online at www.fcfhs.com.

Published by Arizona Daily Sun on Aug. 1, 2021.
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Michael had purchased property in our neighborhood and I stopped an introduced myself a few weeks ago. I really enjoyed speaking with him and looked forward to having him as my neighbor. My thoughts and prayers for the family.
July 28, 2021
We met Michael and his sister Thanksgiving 2016. We felt like we knew Michael and Nate through our kids who are friends. Please know we have lifted prayers for all of you. Only God knows this heartbreak. May He bring you strength and comfort.
Bob and Lisa Davies
July 25, 2021
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