Michael Joseph Vessels, 44 of 1741 Parrish Avenue died on August 4, 2005 in Daviess County, Ky. He was born in St. Albans, WV., was employed by Vessels Alignment as a service manager for 20years. He was a member of the Catholic Faith, enjoyed NASCAR and golf. Surviving are his parents; Robert E. and JoAnn Richards Vessels of Owensboro; three brothers, Tim Vessels of Owensboro, Steve Vessels and his wife, Tracy; Tom Vessels and his wife, Cathy all of Owensboro; three sisters, Sylvia Luttrell and her husband, Scott of Pekin, Indiana, Debbie Zuerner and her husband, Bob of Davenport, Iowa, Tricia West and her husband, Mike of Owensboro. Services are at 10:00am. Monday at St. Stephen Cathedral. Visitation is from 2 to 8pm. Sunday and 8 to 9:30am. Monday, prayers will be said at 6pm. Sunday. Reverend Ed Bradley will be officating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.

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  1. Your friends here at Ruhl&Ruhl wish to extend their condolences. If there is anything we can do in your family’s time of sorrow, please let us know.


  2. We are sorry about your loss. You have our deepest love & sympathy, may the Holy Spirit bring you comfort, peace and rest. Sincerely, Don & Romona Gipe

  3. My deepest sympathy to you on Michael’s death. May the love of family and friends comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead.
    Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.

  4. As a former classmate and neighbor I share your loss.

    May you find the comfort that you need during this time in God and family and friends. My sympathy and prayers to the family.

  5. Just a note to let you know you are in our thoughts and prayers. A lot of time has passed since those days on Iron Leige Ct but a lot of good memories have been stored. God Bless Tommy and Lois

  6. Deb, So sorry to hear of the loss of your brother, I sympathize with you and know what a trying time this is for your family, I too have lost a brother under the same circumstances, so sad for all of your family.

  7. Tricia,

    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your brother. You and your family will be in my prayers.

    I think about you so often and wish all the best for you. I send my love during this very difficult time.

  8. You are in our thoughts and prayers. I wish I could be there in person to support you at this time.
    Sincerely, Laura Bynum

  9. Dear Vessels Family,

    I am sure I speak for all of the Gilbert clan: Carldeceased, Libby
    Sandy, Judy, Mary Ellen and me, that our hearts go out to all of you. We are so sorry to hear about Michael’s passing. The Gilbert Family holds especially good m

  10. Bob & Jo Ann,
    We are so sorry to hear about your son, Michael. As a mother who has also lost a son… I wanted to share a poem that someone gave to me when he died. It has always meant a lot to me:

    ‘Those we love are with the Lord
    and the Lord

  11. My most simcere and heartfelt condolences . God Bless Mike , and God Bless you all. Margaret Anne Evans

  12. Bob & Jo Ann,
    Please know that my prayers and thoughts are with you both, as well as, your family. I lost my first daughter and I know, we as parents, are never ready to have a child go first.
    We are so going to miss you here in The Villages. You just

  13. For Debbie, Bob and Family,
    May you find comfort in His love, in His Light, in His peace and in His presence.
    With deepest sympathy,
    Mike, Amy, Britt, Abby and Zach

  14. Bob and JoAnn, Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your sorrow. May God surround you with his gentle care.

  15. Dear Vessels Family,
    We are very sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless and comfort you.

  16. Steve & family,
    I’m so sorry to see that Mike has died. My deepest sympathy goes to you and your entire family. It’s so sad to lose a member of our class. I have good memories of Mike, he was always such a nice guy in school. I know he is also well re

  17. Deb,
    I’m so sorry to hear about your brother. I pray that God would comfort you and your family and in the days ahead you’ll find comfort in the memories and the support from your family and friends.

  18. Debbie,

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. I will be praying for you and your family in the days, weeks, and months to come. If you need anything please don’t hesitate to let us know! We are here for you.


  19. Debbie,

    We are praying for you in your time of sadness. You are in our prayers.

    Your friends at Home Realty/GMAC

  20. Steve,

    I am sorry to hear of your family’s loss. I will always remember Mike as being full of life and bringing happiness to those around him. He is in our prayers, and god’s care.

    Mark Burns and Family

  21. Hello Debbie, just to let you know that I am thinking of you and your family. Prayers are with you.
    Sincerely, Jean

  22. Debbie and Bob, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. It is not easy to lose a loved one. Please let us know if you need anything during this time of trial.

    Tim and Rhonda Tisinger

  23. Bob and family,

    WE were very sorry to hear about your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you in your time of sorrow. God Bless.

  24. Steve,
    I’m so very sorry about Mike. You have my deepest sympathy. Several months ago, while visiting with Jane Cambron at the body shop, Mike walked through the office. We were both surprised to see each other. We exchanged cheerful greetings. It w

  25. We were saddened to hear of Michaels passing. Please accept our condolences and Prayers for the family.
    Julie Vogen & Rod Varilek

  26. Dear Jo & Bob
    I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your son. I will keep him in my prayers always. God Bless the both of you and keep you safe and strong.

  27. Just a note to let you know I am so sorry for your loss. I pray you will feel the comfort of our Lord as you sort thru this difficult time. I pray for strength and for peace for your whole family.

  28. Tom & Cathy,

    We are truly sorry for the loss of your brother in law. You will be in our prayers.

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