Michael Alfred Megeath, Jr. 1970-2019

Michael Alfred Megeath, Jr., 49 of Front Royal, VA, passed on Monday, July 29, 2019. 

Michael was born Wednesday, June 3, 1970 in Leesburg, Virginia.

He was a graduate of Loudoun Valley High School, class of 1988.   Mike spent four years serving his country in the United States Navy and was a Gulf War veteran.

After leaving the Navy, Mike graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Landscape and Turf Grass Management. He started his career in 2005, with Davey Tree Expert Company as Branch Manager in the Dulles CLS Branch. During this time Mike excelled in many different roles, including Sales and Service Technician, Business Developer and Account Manager. His exceptional customer service skills set him apart.  

Mike leaves his family to cherish his memory including: his parents, Michael and Mary Ellen Megeath of Waterford, VA;  two children, Chloe and Harry, and his former wife Shelagh Grimshaw of Washington, DC; his sister Kelly Megeath and two nephews, Michael and Frank Smarr, of Charleston, SC; as well as other aunts, uncles, family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Friday, August 2, 2019, at Loudoun Funeral Chapel, 158 Catoctin Circle, SE, Leesburg, Virginia.

A memorial service to celebrate Michael’s life will begin at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 3, at Leesburg United Methodist Church located at 107 W Market Street Leesburg, Virginia 20175 with the Rev. Jim Wishmyer officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Leesburg United Methodist Church, or the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.loudounfuneralchapel.com

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