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.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.meredith-clark.com.
Information: (812) 597-4670
Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm