, Port Arthur, Texas

January 29, 2013

Michael Donovan Bushnell, Jr.

The Port Arthur News

—    Michael Donovan Bushnell, Jr., 25, was ushered from this worldly life into Heaven by his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, January 26, 2013. Born in Beaumont, he was a graduate of North Crowley High School in Fort Worth, and was completing his senior year at the University of Texas, Arlington.  He was a gifted baseball player, avid sports fan, loved his family intensely, and was equally cherished in return.

    Michael is survived by his father, Michael Donovan Bushnell, Sr., Wazata, MN; stepfather and mother, Robert and Ashlyn Pond Simon, Keller; sister, Brittany Carter, Aledo;  and sister, Jacquelyn Bushnell, Keller. A very large and loving family of grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, niece and nephew also survive him.

   A memorial service celebrating Michael’s life will be held Thursday, January 31, at 7 p.m. at Gateway Church, 7501 Davis Blvd., North Richland Hills, 76182.  The graveside interment service will be Saturday, February 2, at 3 pm in Groves, TX, at Greenlawn Memorial Park. 

   In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to Gateway Church or an outreach program of your choice.