Michael Joseph Twiss



Michael Joseph Twiss, 56, of Wake Forest, passed away at WakeMed on March 20,2017 due to injuries sustained while playing ice hockey. Michael was born November 14, 1960 in Malone, NY.

Michael loved playing hockey especially with his 3 sons, Ryan, Tyler, and Kyle. Known as a fierce competitor and a hell of a teammate, Michael was a loving husband, father, son, brother, and will be greatly missed.

A private service was held by the family.

Michael is survived by his wife Debra Ann “Debbie” Odom Twiss; son, Ryan Walter Twiss of Arlington, VA, Tyler Lynn Twiss of Wake Forest and Kyle Joseph Twiss of Wake Forest; mother Lane O’Donnell Twiss of Malone, NY; brothers Matthew Twiss of Las Vegas, NV, Patrick Twiss of South Riding, VA, and Kevin Twiss & wife Marsha of Virginia Beach, VA. He was preceded in death by his father, Harold “Bud” Twiss, Jr.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in his memory to The Jimmy V Foundation. Make checks payable to The V Foundation,14600 Weston Parkway, Cary, NC 27513.

A service of Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1051 Durham Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587. (919)556-7400