Michael Joseph Bame, 50, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Thursday, February 13, 2014, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Bame was born April 19, 1963 in Poplar Bluff.  He enjoyed fishing, swimming and loved the outdoors.  He was a member of the VFW Post 3416 and attended Bible Baptist Church. 

Survivors include his mother, Elizabeth Clark; his siblings, Laura Pickard, Margaret Sparks and Wendell (Ricky) Bame Jr.; children, Amber, Johnny, Sarah, Bryon, Brandon, Tyler, Joe, Shawn and Jason; 2 grandchildren; and special friend, Carol Driscoe.

His father, Wendell Bame Sr. preceded him in death.

A memorial will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 27, 2013 at the Knights of Columbus Hall.