Michael Christopher Whittington, age 45, of Leonidas, died Saturday, June 24, 2017 at his home. He was born in Portland, IN on May 8, 1972 the son of Richard D. and Lisa N. (Spillman) Whittington. Michael graduated from Mendon High School with the class of 1990. He later attended Glen Oaks Community College and Bowling Green Technical Institute. Michael was employed at American Metal Fab in Three Rivers. He enjoyed working on cars and small engines. He was a softball and basketball coach while living in Kentucky. He enjoyed playing video games and watching NASCAR events.
Michael was married to Tracie L. Moyer on Oct. 5, 2012 in Centreville. She survives along with two children, Luke Whittington of Leonidas and Kayla Whittington of Brownsville, KY; four step-children, Christian Adams of Colorado Springs, CO, Jared Adams of Mendon, Jodi Reeves of Leonidas, and Sean Sherbern of Lawton; his mother, Lisa Whittington of Elizabeth, IN; his father and step-mother Richard and Linda Whittington of Brownsville, KY; brother, Spencer M. Whittington II of Leonidas; sister Trisha M. (Eric) Ray of Schoolcraft; Step-sister, Brandi McNeil of Brownsville, KY; several nieces, nephews, and in-laws.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, July 3, 2017 at the Mendon United Methodist Church. Memorial services will begin at 2 p.m. Monday at the church with Rev. Greg Long, Pastor of the Sturgis Baptist Church officiating. Interment of his cremated remains will take place in Leonidas Cemetery. Memorials will be directed to the family. Condolences may be expressed online at www.eickhofffuneralhome.com