David Michael Best

June 19, 1954 - January 21, 2020

06/19/1954 - 01/21/2020

Past Services

Wednesday January 29, 2020
11:00 am
Rich Square Baptist Church
116 West Jackson Street
Rich Square, NC 27869

David Michael Best, age 65, of Winterville, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

He was born on June 19, 1954 to Lonnie and Juanita Best and grew up in Rich Square. Mike was a member of the Rich Square Baptist Church. He graduated from Northeast Academy, Chowan College, and East Carolina University.  Mike was on the golf team at Chowan and remained an avid golfer.  He loved the beach, photography, music, and was an accomplished drummer. Mike started Pinnacle Home Care, Inc. thirty-five years ago and just recently sold the business to retire.  He will be missed tremendously by his family and friends.

Mike is survived by his mother and father, Juanita and Lonnie Best of Rich Square; three brothers, Danny Best of Rich Square, Greg Best and his wife Sherwynn of Rich Square, and Mark Best of Greenville; two nieces, Jessica Best of Simpson and Sarah Taylor Larson and her husband Stephen of Winterville.  Also surviving is his dog, Bandit.

The family will receive friends anytime at the home of Juanita and Lonnie Best.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Rich Square Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bob Rogers officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made directly to the Rich Square Baptist Church, P.O. Box 589, Rich Square, NC  27869 or online by clicking here; or directly to the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina, 3520 Tupper Drive, Greenville, NC 27834 or online by clicking here.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Rich Square Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Best family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Joyce Marie Savage
3 years ago

I miss you so much and enjoyed working with you, and the Pinnacle Home Care, Inc. No workplace has met so much to me and my family. Will always remember you…

4 years ago

I worked with Mike and knew him for many years. At one point, we were very good friends, but over time I lost touch with him. I was so shocked to hear of his death. He was a special guy and he will be missed. My condolences to the family and his close friends.

Wes Robbins
4 years ago

My condolences to Mr. & Mrs. Best, Danny, Mark and my good friend Greg. Saddened at Mike’s passing. Remembering him and his cool cars from his high school days.

Jayne Hollowell, Director of Benjamin House Community Services
4 years ago

My thoughts and prayers go out to Mike’s family and his Pinnacle family, such a tragic loss for you all.

Lumara Morales
4 years ago

My deepest condolences to the family. I am grateful to Mike for giving me the opportunity to work with him and be part of the Pinnacle family. He will be missed.

Marcia Ramsay Jones
4 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Rex and I went to school with Mike. We were so sorry to hear of his passing.

4 years ago

Thoughts and prayers to his family…he will always be remembered as a good friend and our Boss Man

4 years ago


Jerry Brett
4 years ago

I am so very sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. Mike and I have been friends since college and even before with my growing up in Murfreesboro. Enjoyed our friendship. He will be missed.

Debbie Warmack Hill
4 years ago

My heart goes out to the Best family. I’m so saddened to hear of Mikes passing. He was a friend of my brother Pat. I have fond memories of him visiting our home.