July 13, 1987 - April 6, 2015
Remembering Our Beloved Michael Lee Rachel 27 was born July 13, 1987 in Napa California to the parents of Rebecca Rachel and Randal Rachel. Michael Rachel was the middle child. He attended schools in Napa. He was the first recipient of the Ethics and Character award at Phillips Edison charter school. Michael was baptized at the Hillside church in Napa in 2013. After relocating to the Sacramento area, Michael became a member at God’s Appointed Vessels’ Ministries in Castro Valley. He wrote for the church newsletter “God Inspired” and he cooked for the children in children’s church. He began ministering to whoever would listen about his transformation. He would often say I went from smoking and choking to teaching and preaching. He also was an emotional healing counselor at the church. Michael became very focused, and was determined to get his GED which he did on January 9, 2015. He also became a math tutor for other students who were trying to get their GED. Michael had a passion for video games and began to attend Sacramento City College where he got a full scholarship majoring in Game Design. He wanted to invent Christian video games. Michael enjoyed working out. He lost over 100 lbs and became a fitness coach. He called his weight loss plan “The Michael Rachel Plan”. He was also working on a book called “The Michael Rachel Fitness Plan” .He loved karate, singing, and building computers. Michael Rachel was preceded in his death by his sister Roxanne Holdecroft, his grandfathers, Bob Combs and George Rachel. Cousin Gene Combs and James Combs. He leaves to cherish and celebrate his life his mother Rebecca Rachel, father Randal Rachel brothers, Cameron Holdecroft, Nicolas Rachel and Justin Rachel. His grandmothers, Wanda Sarver and Barbara Harvey and a host of other relatives, church family and friends. Michael Lee Rachel’s viewing will be this Friday from 3 – 7 at Claffey & Rota Funeral Home. His funeral will be Saturday at Claffey & Rota Funeral home from 1 – 3 pm.
Remembering Our Beloved Michael Lee Rachel 27 was born July 13, 1987 in Napa California to the parents of Rebecca Rachel and Randal Rachel. Michael Rachel was the middle child. He attended schools in Napa. He was the first recipient of the... View Obituary & Service Information
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