Obituary for Mr. Michael George "Mike" Slevin

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Mr. Michael George "Mike" Slevin

April 3, 1951 - January 12, 2018

Michael “Mike” George Slevin, age 66 of Morgantown, passed away Friday January 12, 2018 in Illinois whilst being his hard working self. He was born in Franklin, Indiana on April 3, 1951 to Mary (Forney) Slevin and Luster “Buzz” Slevin.

Mike is survived by his children: Tammy Slevin-Smith of Morgantown, Michael “Moe” Gary Slevin of Punta Gorda, FL, mother: Mary Slevin of Franklin, grandchild: Claudia “Michelle” Woodall of Columbus. Michael was also blessed with his great-grandchildren: Braelynne and Jace Hupp. He will also be missed by his siblings: Tom Slevin of Franklin, Ann Slevin of Hartford City, Judy (Larry) Summer of Bargersville, Karen Slevin of Franklin, Bobby (Colleen) Slevin of Brown County, John Slevin of Franklin and Paul Slevin of Franklin and several nieces and nephews. Mike was married for 23 years to Teresa (Bentley) Slevin, although they went their separate ways later in life. He will be missed by his closest friend Ken Umphrey as well as many other friends who were as close as family.

He was preceded in death by his father Luster “Buzz” Slevin and sister Betty J. Thornburg.

Mike was employed at Whitaker Chevrolet for 45 years and upon retirement, continued to fix vehicles for the community. Mike wasn’t one for idle hands however, and came out of retirement to drive for Beelman Trucking of Indianapolis until his passing.

In his spare time, he loved to tinker with his cars, use his equipment to help friends and neighbors with their projects, and was constantly picking projects around the house to take on.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 17th at 3 p.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, January 16th at the funeral home.

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Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Service Information

Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Time: 3:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Born: April 3, 1951
Died: January 12, 2018

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Karen Tuttle posted on 1/16/18

Praying for the family!!


Tammy Holloway posted on 1/16/18

I am sorry for your loss. Your family has had it rough with the loss of Mike and his sister Betty. Prayers for everyone!


Susan Umphrey-Schomberg posted on 1/16/18

So sorry for the loss of Michael, he was a part of our Umphrey family in our hearts. I feel so saddened by your loss Slevin family. God Bless your heavy hearts.


PEggie meyer posted on 1/15/18

So sorry for your loss Tammy


william welch posted on 1/15/18

mike and tom slevin would come play cards with my mom and dad when I was young . mike worked on my dads vehicles and they had a lot of history . he was always good to my part of the family . I pray for Gods strength for you all at this season in life .


Lourita Allio posted on 1/15/18

I have so many memories of all of us growing up. Prayers go out to his family and friends.


Karen Brock posted on 1/15/18

I remember Mike forever smiling. Just talking to him sometimes helped me put life into a better perspective. I considered him a good friend. He always had a joke to share & some that maybe he shouldn't have but it was all in fun! Thanks for all those years being part of Whitaker's and taking the best care of my car.


Deborah Borden posted on 1/15/18

My thoughts and prayers are with those that loved Mike. He was a loving, caring man with a huge heart and a great laugh. We talked daily, many times a day. We talked about everything. We never missed a day in over 6 years. We were there for each other through everything. We were best friends and his passing has left a hole in my heart. I feel blessed to have had Mike in my life and I will miss him greatly....