Michael was born in Detroit, MI to Jim and Maryan Parnin. At the age of 15, Mike became an Amateur Radio Operator with his call sign N4EPD and stayed active with Amateur Radio until his death. He attended Lawrence Institute of Technology earning a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. After graduation, Mike worked for Chrysler Corporation for 7 years and then worked for Carrier Corporation for more than 20 years. In October 1994, he went to work for Wayne Brooks at Brooks Air Systems as a Sales Engineer. For more than 18 years, he worked with mechanical contractors and mechanical engineers. He was well known, respected and admired in the industry by many.
Mike was preceded in death by his parents and younger brother Tom Parnin. Mike is survived by his wife of 33 years Jane and daughter Kourtney Ann Pompi, brother Jim Parnin, sister-in-law Liz Parnin, one nephew and three nieces.
Burial will be in Southfield, MI. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jacksonville Humane Society or a charity of your choice
Published by Florida Times-Union from Aug. 27 to Sep. 5, 2021.