Michael Webb suffered a fatal heart attack at his home in Goose Creek on April 27‚ 2011‚ several hours after responding to an ATV accident. A member of the Fleming-Neon Volunteer Fire Department since 1984‚ he served as the captain of fireground operations. He was a mentor within the fire department‚ well respected‚ and a friend to all. Along with other firefighters‚ he had provided pit row fire services at Bristol Motor Speedway since 2008.
A second grade teacher at Fleming-Neon Elementary School and a school bus driver‚ he was as dedicated in the classroom as he was to the fire department. He had also been a high school basketball coach for fourteen years.
Webb was a graduate of Pikeville College and was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his wife‚ Debbie Webb; two daughters‚ Tamara Brooke and Brittany Nicole; and son‚ Cameron Michael.
He was a great firefighter‚ an excellent teacher‚ and a good friend. He was always willing to help somebody. His smile and kindness will never be forgotten.