Michael Paul Shirley, 69, a resident of Blue Springs, Missouri Passed away peacefully Friday, December 16, 2022 at Research Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. He was born to September 10, 1953 to Paul Ernest Shirley and Dorothy Mae (Shirley) Fensom.
Michael was united in Marriage to Karen Lee (Baker) Shirley on August 9, 1975, in Springfield, Missouri. Michael attended Southwest Missouri State University where he graduated in 1975 with a degree in Marketing Management. He went on to work for his father at Paul Shirley Insurance Agency as an Insurance Agent. Michael was of the Methodist faith. He was also a long-time member and former Director of the Kansas City Optimist Club. He Loved Antique cars, tinkering, rebuilding and driving anything with four wheels. He enjoyed traveling and photography. Michael also loved boating on Pomme De Terre Lake near Hermitage, Missouri
Survived by his loving wife, Karen Lee Shirley of Blue Springs, Missouri and sister, Tonya Grice and husband Ed of Colorado. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Michael will be cremated per his wishes. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Meyers Funeral Home in Blue Springs where Justin Oldham will be assisting the family. Memories of Homer and comforting words for his family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.