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Michael Geoffrey Thames, 36, passed away peacefully at home on March 29, 2020 surrounded and lifted by those he loved most. Mike's four-year battle with Leukemia ended with the same "Fight Like Mike" spirit that fueled his life. .hard work, courage, humor, and tireless love. Mike persevered in doing all he could possibly do, trusting God to do the rest. There was no greater love in Mike's life than his wife of 10 years, Lindsey, and three children, Jake(9), Celia(6), and Graham(4). Mike's willingness to push through pain and never give up was motivated by his role as a father and his fierce hope that Jake, Celia, and Graham will always feel and know his love. Mike was the ultimate people person and the people he loved most include his parents, Michelle and Timmy Thames of Lutcher, LA; his brother Isra Thames (Laura) of Baton Rouge, LA; his sister Nancy Long (Brian along with niece and nephew, Ellie and Ben) of Metairie, LA, and Lindsey's family, including parents Bobbie and Dick Pope, brothers Wes Pope (Stephanie, niece Grace) and Rob Pope (Leah) all of Atlanta. Mike's love extends across generations to include grandparents, Gertrude Guidry of Reserve, LA; I.B. and Betty Thames of Pollock LA; Ann Wall of Atlanta; and Joan and Neal Pope of Atlanta, along with many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Preceded in death by his Grandfather Francis Guidry Sr. and Bobby Theo Wall. "Mikie" was born on October 3, 1983 in New Orleans, Louisiana. A cajun at heart, Mike was strong-willed and kind-hearted, traits his three children embody as well. He grew up in Reserve, LA, attended Brother Martin High School and graduated from Auburn University in 2006 with a degree in Finance and Logistics. Soon after he began a meaningful career at Five Star Automotive. Mike inspired everyone with his passion for life and the extraordinary love he had for his family and friends. The common threads of lasting friendship and selfless service weave throughout every phase of Mike's life, from growing up in Louisiana, to deep bonds with Lindsey's family and friends in Atlanta; to family that formed at Emory University Hospital including Dr. Vamsi Kota, Dr. Martha Arellano, countless nurses and staff. Sharing love, that's all. Donations can be made in Mike's honor to The Share Love, That's All Foundation @ or to your favorite charity.