Michael O’Neal Altman, 65,
beloved husband of Ginger Ruffin Altman, went home to be with the Lord,
Thursday, March 15, 2018.
Mr. Altman was born the
son of Andrew Everett Altman and Vera Elizabeth Herring Altman on November
17, 1952 in Georgetown. He was a 25 year retired employee of Georgetown
Steel Mill; a former bartender for Tucci’s Restaurant; and a former 10
year paramedic with Andrews EMS. He was currently employed with Nucor
Steel where he worked in the Traffic Office for over 14 years. He
was a member of the Omar Shriners, the Masons and was a member of
the Andrews First Baptist Church. For all who knew him, Mike’s smile
and laughter was contagious and his love never ending. He enjoyed
dancing especially line dancing and the shag. His greatest enjoyment
and love was his family. He was most proud to be called “G-Pop”.
He was a devoted husband, loving father, cherished “G-Pop”, caring brother,
and a faithful friend.
Mike and Ginger were married
on June 28, 1975 and celebrated 42 years together. Their home was
blessed with: two children, Dr. J. Ryan Altman and Marianne A. (Ryan)
Jordan; and a granddaughter, Henley Ryann Jordan. He is also survived
by: a brother, Allen E. (Melissa) Altman; two sisters, Wanda (Tommy)
Cox and Barbara Elliott; and his nieces and nephews, Calvin L. Elliott,
Nickie C. (Tony) Talley, Rhett (Kammi) Cox; and Alexx E. Altman.
He was predeceased by: his
parents; and a sister, Judy Altman.
Funeral Services will be
3PM, Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the First Baptist Church of Andrews, 10
N. Rosemary Ave., Andrews, SC. Interment will follow in the Andrews
Memorial Cemetery directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
The Altman family will receive
family and friends 6-8PM, Saturday evening, March 17, 2018 in the sanctuary
of the First Baptist Church of Andrews.
The Andrews Chapel of McKenzie
Funeral Home is honored to serve the Altman family.