Michael James Macksey, better known as “Poppy,” passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at the age of 74. He is preceded in death by Everett and Elaine Seeger, the loving hands that raised him.
Poppy is survived by his beloved wife of nearly 20 years, Andrea Famularo Macksey. He is father to Nicholas Shultz (Jaime) and Michelle Macksey Kalland (Chad); step-father to Patrick Mullen (Wendi) and Shanna McCrossen (Eric); grandfather to Adelyn Kalland, Emma Mullen, Jackson Mullen, and Landon McCrossen. He is also survived by a brother, and many close friends.
Poppy proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army during the Vietnam War from 1968-1971. He was a longtime member of OTMAC, Over The Mountain Athletic Club. He loved his family, his friends, and especially, his sports cars.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a visitation on Monday, March 23, 2020 beginning at 10:00 am at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Dr. in Metairie, LA. A Catholic Service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 12:00 pm.
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