Michael Jarrott Gornto
March 05, 1990 - June 01, 2019
Born in Durham County, NC
Resided in Orange County, NC
Thursday June 06, 2019, After the Service
6817 St. Mary Road
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Thursday June 06, 2019, 1 PM
Grace Lutheran Church
824 N Buchanan Blvd.
Durham, NC 27701
Michael Jarrott Gornto, 29, of Hillsborough, died Saturday, June 1, 2019. Born in Durham County, he was the son of Andrew Jarrott Gornto, who survives and the late Virginia Sanders Gornto. Michael loved riding and working on Harley-Davidson motorcycles. He enjoyed fishing and spending time at the beach. Michael was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Durham.
In addition to his father, he is survived by his stepmother, Cynthia Gornto of Roxboro; his half-sister, Paris Yaeger Goodman of NJ and his stepsister, Kristin Blalock Shaw of Cedar Grove; his maternal grandmother, Linda Owens of PA.
Memorial service will be held 1 PM Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the Grace Lutheran Church (824 N Buchanan Blvd., Durham, NC 27701) with the Pastor Dave Brooks officiating.
There will be a motorcycle procession following the service from Grace Lutheran Church to Michael's home (6817 St. Marys Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278) where the family will receive friends.
Honorary pallbearers will be Eddie Christmas, Hal Yarbrough, Scott Oakley and Max Thompson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family, c/o Brooks & White Funeral Home and Crematory, PO Box 1135, Roxboro, NC 27573.