Michael Douglas DeVine, 75 of Elmore County, currently living in Auburn, passed away January 28, 2022. He was born December 21, 1946.
Visitation will begin at 11 am, Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Claud Independent Methodist Church with funeral service following at 12 noon with Bro. Ray Weaver and Rev. Weldon Greer officiating. Pall bearers will be Beau Jackson, Terry Smith, Kian DeVine, David Carr, Ryan Morgan and Collin Miller. Burial will follow in Claud Cemetery.
He is preceded in death by his son, Daniel Conan DeVine; granddaughter, Emerson Kate DeVine; parents, Noel Douglas DeVine and Jacqueline H. DeVine; and paternal and maternal grandparents.
He is survived by his wife, Lynne D. DeVine; son, Sean Michael DeVine (Lisa); grandchildren, Michael Kian DeVine, Avery Grace DeVine, Elliott Karsyn DeVine and Charlotte Wray DeVine; sisters, Judy D. Miller, Jayne D. Smith (Carey) and Lea Hilton; numerous nieces and nephews and beloved companion, Hershey.
He was a graduate of Minor High School in Birmingham and earned a Master’s Degree from Auburn University in research psychology with an emphasis on cortical functions and learning. He owned and trained border collies for over twenty-five years. He edited and published The Southern Stockdog Journal, an internationally distributed magazine. He authored two Border Collie Manuals, one in 1997 and one in 2007 for Barron’s Educational Series. He was a life member of the North American Sheepdog Society and American Border Collie Association. He retired as a Senior Systems Analyst. He attended Claud Independent Methodist Church for 37 years. He was an avid Auburn University fan. War Eagle!
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