MICHAEL RAY TOWNSEND
August 19, 1980 June 24, 2021
Michael Ray Townsend, age 40, beloved son and brother went to be Our Lord and Savior on June 24, 2021.
Michael was born August 19, 1980 in Maui, Hawaii to Donald and Linda Townsend. He graduated from Stockdale High School and attended Cal State Bakersfield. Michael was a talented and passionate musician and guitarist. Michael also had a deep love for God and helping others.
Michael is survived by his parents: Donald Townsend and Linda Townsend, his sister Rachel Steven (Mark), nephew Hunter Steven, Uncles, Aunt, many cousins and close friends.
He is preceded in death by his Grandparents: Raymond and Ruth Townsend, Lawrence and Elsa Elies, his Aunt Lawrel Hurley and Uncle Daniel Elies.
Celebration of Life service will be held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church (12300 Reina Rd, Bakersfield, CA) on August 14, 2021 at 10am. Friends and Family are invited to join in a reception following Michael's service at the same location.www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published by Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 1, 2021.