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Michael F. HeathcoateJuly 14, 1970 ~ August 18, 2017 (age 47)
Michael F. Heathcoate, 47, Carmel, IN. passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born July 14, 1970 in Tipton County to Kenneth Heathcoate and Joyce Garner Heathcoate.
Michael passed from a sudden illness. He will always be remembered for his intelligence, quick wit, and humor. He was a wonderful son, brother, and friend who was always there for his loved ones. He was a free spirit who loved sports. Michael was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan from youth. He enjoyed music & movies. He loved animals and they always loved him. He will be sadly missed.
Surviving family include his parents, sister, Melissa Beckner of Kokomo, brother, Scott (Christina) Heathcoate of Tampa, FL., niece, Brittney (Jacob) Shepherd of Kokomo, and nephew, Zachary Beckner. He had a friend who was like a brother to him, Sean Romine. Along with several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Farrell (Bud) Heathcoate and Virginia Sines Heathcoate, and his maternal grandparents, Russell Dale Garner and Nettie Harmon Garner.
A memorial service to celebrate Michael's life will be conducted on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 8:00 pm at Dunnichay Funeral Home in Elwood with Pastor Chris Ruder officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held prior to the service from 6 to 8 pm on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Dunninchay Funeral Home.
A private burial will be held at a later date at Fairview Cemetery in Tipton.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association.
Online condolences may be made to the family at dunninchayfuneralhome.com.