Michael Edward Cylke

August 26, 1989 ~ April 19, 2021 (age 31) 31 Years Old


Michael Edward Cylke, 31,  died April 19, 2021 as the result of a tragic accident.

Born August  26, 1989, he was the son of Shari Cylke of Ooltewah.  A 2007 graduate of of Central High School, he was a member of the bowling team.

Michael was also a graduate of the IBEW Journeyman Electricians Apprentice School and was employed by Lawson Electric Company of Chattanooga. 

He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Michael was preceded in death by his grandmother,Charlotte Cylke, of Ellijay, GA and his uncle, Craig Cylke, also of Elllijay, GA.

Michael is survived by his mother, Shari Cylke;  brothers, Taylor and Andy Miller; grandparents, Ed and Sara Cylke; Tommy and Shirley Miller; and his girlfriend,  Simone Harris. 

Visitation will be Thursday April 22, 2021 at 11:00 am at Bernhardt Funeral Home in Ellijay, GA with service to follow at Ellijay Seventh-day Adventist Church. Burial services will be private.

A live video stream of the service is available on YouTube Ellijay Seventh-day Adventist Church channel.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday April 24, 2021 at 12 noon in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that you make charitable contributions to a favorite charity in Michael’s name.

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Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.


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Celebration of Life
April 24, 2021

12:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home Chapel - Chattanooga
7454 E. Brainerd Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421


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