Obituary: Michael David Lane

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July 26, 1946 – November 24, 2023

Michael David Lane, 77, of Mitchell, passed away Friday, November 24, 2023, at Mitchell Manor. 

Born July 26, 1946, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Dorothy (Lane) Crockett.  His loving grandparents, Ogle, and Josie Lane, raised Michael as their own child.   He was a 1965 graduate of Mitchell High School.   

Michael worked at Roberts Brass, Van Hoy Heating and Air, Cummins Incorporated, and Mitchell Motor Sales, and retired from Walmart in Bloomington. He was a member of the Bedford Fraternal Order of Eagles and had enjoyed being an umpire for the Amateur Softball Association. 

Surviving are his children, Darrin Lane (Ruthie) of Mitchell, and Cathy Clark (Cliff) of North Manchester; grandchildren, Marisa Lane, Megan Cooper Terrell, and Carley Cooper; great-grandchildren, Winley Lane, Arlo Terrell, Ainslee Terrell, Jackson Terrell, Kyson Cooper, Marlee Cooper, Grayson Taylor, Averyl Maldonado, Gianna Maldonado, and Ayzen Maldonado; siblings, Kerry Crockett (Lolita), Connie Hoggatt, and Lenita Mills; and several step-nieces and nephews.   

His mother; grandparents; granddaughter, Chelsea Cooper; and step-nephew, Trevor Crockett, preceded him in death. 

Cremation has been chosen with graveside service at a later date. Burial will be at Mitchell Cemetery. 

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