Michael Leon Summers, 77, of Gosport passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 20, 2018.
Mike was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on February 2, 1941. He was a graduate of Gosport High School class of 1959 and retired in 1992 after serving a 30-year career with Allison Transmission. Mike is a member of the Gosport Baptist Church. From his hot rods and motorcycles to his guns and tractors he enjoyed working on all things mechanical. Mike also enjoyed periods of trapshooting, camping, boating and fishing. We will always remember the stories he told about his growing up in Owen County.
Mike was married to Donna Summers on March 15, 1996 whom survives. He is also survived by his three children, Trent Summers (Darlene) of Huntingburg, Indiana, Mindy Brackin (Paul) of Indianapolis, Indiana and Heather Keller (Craig) of Camby, Indiana; stepsons, Steve Summers (Tammy), Reggie Summers (Susie), and Jamie Summers. Mike has eleven grandkids and seven great-grandchildren. His brother, Tom (Patricia) resides in Beaufort, North Carolina.
Mike is preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Pauline (Morgan) Summers.
Mike’s family wishes to thank the Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice Care organization for their care and support.
A memorial service will be held at Chandler Funeral Home-Whitaker Chapel in Gosport on Tuesday, May 29th at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor Jeff Tryon officiating. Calling will be at the funeral home on Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services. Inurnment will be at Gosport Cemetery at a later date.