Michael Joseph Barham Jr.

August 05, 1983 ~ April 29, 2021

Michael J Barham Jr., 37, passed away unexpectedly on April 29th, 2021 in West Palm Beach, FL.

He was born on Aug. 5th, 1983 in Red Bank, NJ at Riverview Medical. He relocated with his family to Vero Beach, FL where Michael spent his childhood and adult years. He recently moved back to the Garden State. He was a jack of all trades from construction, to running the family business at Penny Hill subs and underwater welding. Michael graduated with an underwater welding degree from Divers Academy International in Erial, NJ. He worked in different locations along the shores of the east coast from New York to Fort Lauderdale areas, and many other beautiful locations around the world. He absolutely loved what he did for a living. He truly was the most fun loving, abundantly caring, sweet natured, charismatic, ambitious, and quick-witted person to know. He also had a talent for art that many did not know he had. He truly was taken way too soon and will be deeply missed.

He is predeceased by his grandparents Richard and Clair Byrne, Thomas, and Helen (Betty) Barham. Surviving are his mother Regina and Jeffrey Ingrassia of Red Bank, NJ., his father Michael J Barham Sr. of Vero Beach, FL., his sister Betsie Barham of Long Branch, NJ., his brother Bobby and sister-in-law, Caitlin Barham, and nephew Bennett Barham of Wall, NJ.

Michael will be deeply missed by so many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Michael will be cremated in Vero Beach, FL. And laid to rest in New Jersey. Due to COVID restriction, the Mass of the Christian burial will be for family members only. There will be a celebration of life at The Moose Lodge in Vero Beach on May 22nd from 2pm till 8pm. In the future there will also be a celebration of life in New Jersey.

In Lieu of flowers please donate to:

Common Ground Grief Center, 67 Taylor Ave. Manasquan, NJ. 08736, phone number 732.606.7477 or donation on your choice.

Condolence

Elodie Coleman

May 1, 2021, 9:30 pm

Rest easy my love.
You deserve the sweetest peace.
Take my heart with you.
I miss and love you infinitely.

April Lorefice Reich

May 3, 2021, 6:00 pm

My thoughts and prayers go out to the whole Barham family. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. Michael, your memory will live on forever.

Vaughn Coleman

May 3, 2021, 10:06 pm

The first time I ever met Michael was when he offered to help me, a kid who he had never met before, move my bags and things out of my college dorm so I could get home. It was when we were first sent home early because of a big Coronavirus scare, so the roads and everyone were already hectic as it was, yet he still came up. He also came along with us there to help me move back the following semester. He was always kind to me and always spoke very highly of me.

I remember when Christmas was coming around he was the one that told my mom I would probably want a PS5 before even I mentioned that to her or anyone or even asked, he just knew and was already thinking about me. He always treated me with kindness and I will never forget that.

Nick DAnna

May 3, 2021, 11:40 pm

Mike,

You were a special human being. You always made us laugh and were always smiling. Amongst all the clowning though you were serious and would drop anything to help a friend. I am heartbroken to hear about your passing and you will leave a hole in the family and friends circle that can never be filled. Godspeed brother. Until we meet again.

-Nick D’Anna

Michelle Briggs

May 6, 2021, 4:46 am

Mike sr. Mickey and the whole Barham family.I am so sorry for your incredible loss.You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Donna D Richards

May 14, 2021, 4:13 pm

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Donna Dotson Richards and Family (Dotson Family)

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