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Robert "Mike" Michael Prince

Robert Michael (Mike) Prince, Sr., 69, resident of 1415 Sharon Church Rd. husband of Tena Hughes Prince passed away peacefully Friday Oct. 25, 2013 at his home with his loving family by his side.

Born in Abbeville, SC he was a son of the late Robert Stanley Prince and Rebecca Calvert Prince.

Mike retired from CSX Railroad in 2004. Upon retirement Mike enjoyed operating his Double R Ranch and spending time with his cows, his land and his dogs Dancer II and Boots. He also enjoyed his tractors, bailing hay and planting seed. Mike was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a trusted friend to many. He loved his God first, then he loved his family. He was quiet, had a great sense of humor and he loved life. He enjoyed farming and raising his cattle. Mike attended Calhoun Falls Pentecostal Holiness Church where he was a member of the Men's Ministry at the church. He was also an active member in his community having been a member of the Cattlemen's Association and the Wheels of Time Classic Car Club.

Survivors are: his beloved wife Tena Hughes Prince of the home; a son Robert M. (Bob) Prince (Kim) of Abbeville, SC; a daughter Rhonda Napier of Abbeville, SC; four grandchildren that he adored Kolbie Prince, Jordan Prince Turner (Stephen), Kinsley Napier and Sierra Napier; two great-grandchildren Riggons Prince and James Riley Turner.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday Oct. 28, 2013 at 3:00 PM in the chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home with Pastor John Ingham officiating. The burial is private for family only. The family is at the home 1415 Sharon Church Rd. Abbeville, SC.

The family will receive friends Monday afternoon from 1:30 until 3:00 PM at the funeral home prior to services.

Memorials in memory of Mike may be made to The American Cancer Society C/O Mrs. Conway Shirley PO 566 Box Due West, SC 29639 or to Calhoun Falls Pentecostal Holiness Church 920 East Savannah St. Calhoun Falls, SC 29628.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Monday, October 28, 2013
1:30 until 3:00 PM


Funeral Home
Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Monday, October 28, 2013
3:00 PM


Private Family Burial
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

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Tena and family...we are so sorry for your loss. I pray God will bless and keep your family and give you peace.

Scott and Carolyn Seagle Oct 29 2013 12:00 AM

Kim and family, I am sorry for your loss. Pray for peace.

Tammy Martin Oct 27 2013 12:00 AM

I was so sorry to learn about Mike's passing. He was a very sweet man. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jean Crenshaw Kyzer Oct 27 2013 12:00 AM

Tina, Rhonda,Bob, Grandchildren, you all will be in our thoughts & prayers now and in the coming days. You have our deepest sympathy,we know that we can look for our Heavenly Father to meet your hurts and broken hearts in this time of sorrow.

Langdon & Sandra Erwin Oct 26 2013 12:00 AM

Tina & Family, God, family, and friends will be with you during this difficult time to give you love, peace, and consolation. You are in my thoughts and prayers.Sybil

Sybil Woodall Oct 26 2013 12:00 AM

Mrs Tena, Children & Grands;Please know how very sorry Paul & I were to hear of the passing of Mike. He was a very kind, soft spoken Godly man, we know he will missed ! We will keep you all in our prayers and thoughts in the weeks to come. God Bless you all!

Paul & Linda Tiller Oct 26 2013 12:00 AM

Dear Tena, Rhonda, Bob, and Family. I know that no words can begin to take away the pain you are feeling at this time. Just know that you all have been and will be in our thoughts and prayers in the days ahead. I have alot of great memories of when we had the Calvert reunions and other family get togethers. Those were fun times, and I will remember those days no matter how much time passes. You have our love and support always. Love, Donna, Heath and Cody

Donna Calvert Uldrick Oct 25 2013 12:00 AM

Tena,I was so sorry and sad to hear about Mike. I always loved to see him and talk to him at our reunions, and have many memories from high school. I know this is a sad time for you and I will be saying prayers for you and your family.Love, Josephine

Josephine Hagan Proffitt Oct 25 2013 12:00 AM

Tena and Family,So sorry to learn of your loss. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.

Nancy W. Reece Oct 25 2013 12:00 AM

/Tena,bob and Rhonda,Please know that you and you family are in my thoughts and prayers today!We have lost 2 wonderful friends,cousins and our husbands!!They are I'm sure in heaven with all our loved ones and talking either Railroad or cows!!I hope you all help each other as much as you can ,you will need each other!!Hope to see you all soon !Take care!!

SandraGilliam Oct 25 2013 12:00 AM