Michel Roger Deveix
Michel Roger Deveix
  • May 7, 1947 - August 5, 2017
  • Greenville, South Carolina

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Michel R. Deveix, 70, of Greenville, SC, passed away on August 5, 2017, with his family by his side. He was born in Decazeville, France, to Leon Paul and Leonie Dupuy Deveix.

Michel moved to the United States early in his 40+ year career with Michelin, ultimately retiring as an Industrial Risk Manager with the company. Michel enjoyed traveling, hiking, playing pétanque, and watching soccer and rugby. He served on the Board of Directors for the Verdae YMCA from its 2015 formation until his passing, and was an active fundraiser for its programs for the underserved and financially needy.

Michel is survived by his loving wife, Kathleen O’Neill Deveix; his daughter, Sandrine Neely, husband Sam and their children, Alexia, Luke, Lila, and Cameron; his son, Jerome Deveix and wife Jordan; and stepchildren, Maureen Feldbaum, Austin and Tiana Feldbaum, and Owen Feldbaum and wife Latona Giwa and their daughter Emory; his older sisters, Janette Millot, Simone Morand, and Suzette Aldinucci, older brother Janot Deviex and wife Josette; and his brother and sister in law, Charles and Francoise Gembolys and their mother.

A reception and celebration of life will be held on Saturday, August 19th from 2:00-4:00pm in the Kirkland Room at The Mackey Mortuary, 311 Century Dr., Greenville, with Rev. Baxter Wynn officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Verdae YMCA, 3 Legacy Park Road, Greenville, SC 29607.