Michael J. Thompson

Michael J. Thompson

61, of Indianapolis, passed away on May 3, 2014. He was born on Aug 12, 1952. to the late Imogene and Henry Thompson of Columbus, Ohio.

Mike was born born in Columbus, Ohio and attended Ohio State University. He enjoyed a long Career with domestic uniform Rental Company as Regional Sales Manager. He also was the first owner of the Grove Sports Bar in Beech Grove, then retiring in 2000.

He is survived by his wife, Jeannie Steadham; sons, Johathon (Mary) and Jason (Mandy); daughter, Jodi Thompson; step-children, Kasea (Robb) Bishop, John Steadham II and Julie Steadham; grandchildren, Logan, Blake, Kyla, Lauren and Kinzley Thompson; step-grandchildren, R.J. and Jolea Bishop, Alexis, Madison, Jon Jon and Maddox Steadham, Lil Wayne and Paxton Lynch; brother, Harold Thompson of Thornville, Ohio; sister, Beverly Sexton of Norfolf, Va.; very dear friend and mother-in-law, Norma Anderson of Columbus, Ohio and several nieces and nephews. He shared a very special bond with grandson Lil Wayne Lynch. Mike was preceded in death by a brother, Charlie and step-father John Swanigan of Columbus, Ohio.

A wake will be held for Mike on May 18th from Noon to 4 p.m. at Joey Jacobs home. For info please email:


Online condolences can be made at: Indianamemorial.com

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on May 9, 2014