A memorial service for Michael Starrett, 55, of Brownwood, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2015 in the Rocky Creek Baptist Church.

He died Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in Brownwood.

He was born on June 11, 1959 in Chaves County, N.M. to Richard and Lea Starrett. He held certifications as a firefighter, EMT, and as a dispatcher for law enforcement.He worked for number of years as dispatcher and first responder until health issues forced him to retire. He was a member of the Rocky Creek Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Kimela Dawn Starrett of Brownwood; a son, Wesley Paul Hedges and wife Joanie; a daughter, Nicole L. Poling; three grandchildren; and two brothers, James Starrett and wife Sylvia and David Starrett and Jonie Lykens.