Michael Anthony McCaig

April 3, 1965 ~ August 18, 2021 (age 56)


Michael Anthony McCaig, 56, of Annapolis, MO, passed away Wednesday, August 18, at Mercy Hospital, Festus, MO. He was born in Hayti, MO, on April 3, 1965, to parents JD and Maggie Lorene (Tinnon) McCaig.

Michael was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He married Leslie Miller on December 14, 1991, in Des Arc, MO, and to this union two children were born. Michael earned his bachelor’s degree at Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO. He worked for Bates Sales Company / Purvis Industries for 29 years as an outside salesman and branch manager out of both the Blytheville and Sikeston locations. Michael had a wonderful sense of humor. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family. He did not get to meet his twin grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother: Everett McCaig, niece: Amanda McCaig.

Michael is survived by his loving wife of twenty-nine years; children: Evan McCaig and significant other, Alyssa Bennett of Annapolis, Emily McCaig and significant other Charles Patterson of Millersville, grandchildren: Jordan and Dylan Patterson, twins, Charley and Rose Patterson; sister-in-law: Cyndi McCaig of Denver, CO; niece: Holly McCaig; nephew: Jacob McCaig and many friends.

Visitation was held at 5:00 pm, Saturday, August 21, 2021, at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont Chapel. Funeral service was held at 12:00 pm, Sunday, August 22, 2021, also at the Piedmont Chapel. Pastor Mike Harrison ministered to the family. Evan McCaig, Charles Patterson, Shawn Midkiff, Doug Watson, Jimmy Slusher, Mike Barger, Damon Jackson, and Charley Savage served as pallbearers. Burial followed in Meadows Cemetery, Annapolis, MO. Online condolences can be made at

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August 21, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ruegg Funeral Home-Piedmont
321 N. Main St
Piedmont, MO 63957

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