Mike’s first experience with funeral service was in 1962 with a funeral home in Hartford, Kentucky, which was owned by Haley-McGinnis at that time. It was there that he served his apprenticeship. He graduated from Kentucky School of Mortuary Science and served in the military until 1968.
Mike has been President of Haley-McGinnis since 1978. He is Past President of Owensboro Lions Club and Owensboro Southtown Kiwanis. Mike and his wife, Kay, purchased Haley-McGinnis in 1998. Together, Mike and Kay have six children, eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. They attend Owensboro Christian Church.