Mr. Michael Ray “Mike” Beatty, age 60, of Florence, Indiana, entered this life on January 23, 1959, in Milan, Indiana, the loving son of the late, Ray Francis and Lucy Ellen (Niccum) Beatty. Mike was raised in Switzerland County where he was a graduate of the Switzerland County High School. Mike was united in marriage on November 5, 1988, at the Florence Church of Christ to JoKay Sullivan. JoKay and Mike shared nearly 31 years of marriage together until his death. Mike was employed as a room technician for Belterra Casino Resort & Spa in Florence, Indiana, retiring after 17 years of service. He was a member of the Truth Apostolic Church in Vevay, Indiana and was a former member of the Florence Masonic Lodge No.27. Mike will be remembered for his love of hunting and fishing. Mike passed away at 12:12 a.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at the Mercy Health West in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Mike will be missed by deeply missed by his loving wife, JoKay (Sullivan) Beatty of Florence, Indiana and his sister, Donna Mink and her husband, Dewayne of Florence, Indiana.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray Francis Beatty, died September 17, 1988 and Lucy Ellen (Niccum) Beatty, died May 24, 2015.
Friends may call 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Friday, May 24, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 24, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., by Bro. Anthony Wilks at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mr. Michael Ray “Mike” Beatty Memorial Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com