Kenneth Michael “Mike” Overbey, 69, Holland

Kenneth Michael “Mike” Overbey, 69, of Holland, died Tuesday (March 20) at his home. He was born in Hayti, Missour, February 6, 1949, Kenneth and Betty Jo (Hanna) Overbey. He married Connie Leistner January 21, 1989, at Salem United Church of Christ in Huntingburg

Mike graduated from Hayti North High School in Hayti, Missouri. He worked as a surveyor for the state of Missouri from 1967 to 1974, on a bridge building project which spanned the Mississippi River. He retired as a coal miner with Vigo Coal near Boonville where he 1976 to 2010. He enjoyed spending time withhis children and grandchildren, horseback riding, boating, and camping. He was a member of the Dubois County Masonic Lodge No. 520 F&AM.

He is survived by his wife, Connie Overbey; of Holland; three sons, Michael Overbey, Jr. and wife Regina, Jackson, Tennessee, Morgan Overbey, Caruthersville, Missouri, and Jared Harris and wife Mandy, Huntingburg; three daughters, Renee Long and husband Lanny, Bogota, Tennessee, Angie Mehringer and husband Brian, Huntingburg, and Kasey Overbey, Mt. Vernon; one sister, Debbie Payne, Greenville, Missouri; one brother, Jackie Overbey and wife Glenda, Hayti, Missouri; 12 grandchildren, Preston, Jake, Joe Morgan, and Alyssa Overbey, Lauren and Dusty Long, Elizabeth and Samuel Mehringer, and Carter, Eli, Easton, and Corden Harris.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Kenneth and Betty Jo Overbey.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg and from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at Salem United Church of Christ. Dubois County Masonic Lodge No. 520 F&AM will conduct a masonic vigil service at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be shared at

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