OBITUARY

Michael D Lea

October 18, 1957April 27, 2021
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Michael D. “Mike” Lea, 63, Muncie, passed away Tuesday afternoon, April 27, 2021. He was born Friday, October 18, 1957, in Portland, Indiana, the son of David and Joanne (Sparks) Lea. Mike grew up in Dunkirk and attended Jay County High School. He enjoyed life to the fullest, which included drinking a Budweiser beer. Mike loved spending time with family and friends and his “furry companions”. He worked for Superior Linen Services. Survivors include his mom, Joanne Charles; son, Kris (wife, Lisa) Lea; two brothers, Randy (wife, Sherry) Lea, and Rick (wife, Brenda) Lea; his sister, Connie (husband, Randy) Kerrigan; two grandchildren, Kiley and Landon; four step brothers, Max (wife, Terry) Bowdell, Tom (wife, Pam) Charles, Kerry Charles, and Blake Charles; two step sisters, Patty Scott, and Renee (husband, Jesse) Pryor; three nephews, Tyler Lee, Hunter Charles, and Tanner Charles; five nieces, Brittany Daugherty, Lindsay (husband, Danny) Esparza, Lauren Kerrigan, Brilyn Kerrigan, and Christy Dean. His dad, David Lea; his daughter, April Guy; and a sister, Lisa Charles, preceded him in death. Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 3, 2021, at Elm Ridge Funeral Home, 4600 West Kilgore Avenue, Muncie, Indiana with Pastor David Delk officiating. Burial will follow in Elm Ridge Memorial Park. Family and friends may call at Elm Ridge Funeral Home from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Sunday or after 10:00 a.m. Monday. Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, a mask and social distancing is required. Fond memorial and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.elmridgefuneralhome.com for the family.

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, May 2, 2021

  • Visitation

    Monday, May 3, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, May 3, 2021

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Salomon Gutierrez

May 2, 2021

Dear Lea Family,
My wife and I want to say how very sorry for your loss of Michael. We know he will be greatly missed by all who loved him. I really enjoyed being a friend and working with him at Superior Linen. R.I.P. Mike. Sincerely, Salomon & Paulette Gutierrez.

Tina Brumblough/ Elliott

April 30, 2021

Mike we had a blast growing up together, many great memories I will cherish till we meet again. Love you

Brian Whitesell

April 30, 2021

So sorry for the families loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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