Michael Christopher Myers, age 48, of Avon, IN passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at his home. He was born on January 4, 1970 in Indianapolis, IN to Donna Jean (Ruff) McPeak and John Michael Myers.

He worked in construction but his real passion was working as a tattoo artist. He was known by many for the elaborate and decorative tattoo’s he drew. He loved hunting and was a great jokester whose since of humor will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He was a member of the Mars Hill Charity Riders.

He is survived by his mother, Donna (Ruff) McPeak; father, John Myers; step-father, Harold Smith; the love of his life, Lori Tate; children, Christopher, Matthew, Hunter, Bow and Harley; 1 grand-daughter; siblings, Eugene, David, Cathy, Lisa (Larry), Johnny (Wendy) and Amber (Jessie); as well as several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his step-father, Robert Buchanan; Grandparents, Lawrence and Othella Myers and Pearl C. Clifft and James Ruff.

Visitation will be held on Monday, April 9, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the service at 4:00 p.m. at Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services – Indianapolis. The family would appreciate any flowers or windchimes to be sent to the funeral home. Memorial donations in Mr. Myers’ memory can be made to the family to help with final expenses. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. I love and miss you already. You were my one and only true love. Until we meet again please watch over our babies and I. Your love Lori

  3. I am so sorry to hear this news. Please know that you have my deepest sympathy and my most heartfelf prayers on the loss of Michael. Love you all very much.
    Gary

  4. May you have peace! May your family and friends find a way to deal with losing you! Love Loyalty honor and respect is everything you taught me! I’ll never forget that!

  5. May you have peace! May your family and friends find a way to deal with losing you! Love Loyalty honor and respect is everything you taught me! I’ll never forget that!

  6. Cuz I will always remember you. We both grew up together, and did a lot of 1st time things together. You always seemed like a Brother I never had. I can remember when you were here in Florida and gave me my First Tattoo. So you will always be with me in one way or another. Mike we will meet again one day and me and you and Scott Norris will look back on all the things we did as kids and adults. I love you man. Your cousin Kent Shreve.

  7. I am so saddened by your death. You were always so nice to me in school. I pray for your family and friends that they will somehow find peace and understanding. I am at a loss for words.

  8. I just want to say thank you for being a friend & helping me out when I needed a bodyguard. You only stayed a little while but I did feel safe with you there. You helped me with my daughter, you cooked marvelous meals & man, did you clean up & organize my whole place when it sure needed it! It was an honor meeting you & from our conversations, I know you loved your wife & kids more than anything. I will pray for them at this difficult time. Rest in Peace my friend.

  9. Michael I loved you like my owe as a kid you and my 2kids,kent and nikki shreve was allways hanging out together and doing thangs you should mot do. But you always came back with that cute smile and said I love you aunt Darlene.and melt my heart i will forever miss you and love you. Your favoite aunt Darlene and uncle Mike Cape Coral, Florida

  10. Heart felt prayers to your family and friends. Many many memories and a few tattoos. I’ll Never forget Man, gone way to soon!! Fly High and Free.
    I love ya,
    Rest With Love My Friend <3

  11. My dear sweet love, even though it’s been years since we’ve "seen" one another, thanks to F/B we did get to re-connect over the past few years. I love ya buddy & my prayers go out to your love, Lisa & the whole family…I pray for strength, comfort, & peace for them all during this heart breaking time. Until the day I see you again…love forever my friend. Love ya Mike (you know that I never liked calling you Cockroach…but you said for me, it was ok!) Dang I’m going to miss you…I love you!
    Tonya Lee (Carlisle) Turner

  12. For 40yrs we came and went in each other’s lives always picking up right where we left off, just like friends do. When we meet again after today promise we’ll still do the same. Fly with the Angels my old friend

  13. R.I.P. in Heaven Mike!!
    Love and missed by many and especially those babies of yours!
    So many prayers sent to Lori, Harley, Bow, Hunter and Matthew. I pray that your family, sisters, brothers, mother and Lori & kids will always remember you for the person they knew you to be. I pray that God blesses them and their heavy hearts at this time and for the days ahead. You will be forever in our hearts! You went so sudden, no time to say good-bye. We will never forget your footsteps or that smile on your face. I can’t help but to know God looked around his Heaven and seen an empty place, that is when he seen the tired look on your face, he reached out to you and wrapped his embrace and brought you to the Heavens, your final resting place. Although you felt alone at times, but you did not go alone, you took pieces of hearts with you, but the memories will always be with us. So, you did not go alone Mike. I know in my heart you are no longer suffering and worrying about what the day or days ahead for what they may bring, instead you wait in Heaven for us to meet up again when it is our time to go, waiting at the gates to welcome us through. I just want to say if I had known the last time I seen you would of been the last day, I would of told you everything that I am now trying to say. I want you to know from my heart, I will miss you personally and I am sadden by you leaving, but I keep my faith in God and know he had another plan, for this reason I will not question why and move forward and wait until it is my time. When my heart starts to grieve and gets heavy, I will remember the days you were here and allow those memories to comfort me. Your life was a blessing, and your memory is treasured, I will not say good-bye, just rest in Heaven Mike.
    I will not think of you as gone only as your journey has just begun, for nothing ever loved is ever lost.. Thank you for the time spent, the laughs, cries, good times, bad times, and crazy times. Know I will always remind them babies (my niece and nephews) of how much you loved them as well as my sister (Lori) too. My kids will always know who Uncle Mike was, not that I have to remind them, for they already knew. Good~Bye is so hard so I won’t, but only leave it as;
    Peace n Love Mike your now free <3
    Forever sister in heart, Tra’ and brother Chris, your nephew (Timmy), and nieces (Arianna & Makayla "Mimi") <3

  14. I am deeply saddened by the loss of Mike so soon. In the prime of his life. I met Mike when he was 13 and I 14, we spent the summer together. He was my very first boyfriend. I know he is with our Lord and savior. Prayers for Lori and they’re kids, to Mike’s family and the friends he made through out his time here. Jimmy,Mike and I had some good times together. But my best memory was when my parents actually let me go with Mike and his Mom and stepdad to his grandma’s place in the woods for 3 days. We had a good time going out with everyone boating. I will cherish those memories and all the others with Mike forever. God, bless those in this time of grieving process. Bless Mike’s mom Donna and his sisters and brothers and especially his kids, and Lori. Bless his other family, and his friends. Be with them watch over them all. God, I know that this grieving is painful, so I am asking you Lord to encourage everyone to remember the good times they had with him. I believe that is what Mike would want everyone to think of, instead of suffering his loss, celebrate it. In Jesus name I pray, Amen.

  15. I love you like a brother Michael. I will miss you like crazy. I will always cherish our memories growing up together. Until we are together again. Love you always and forever my beautiful cousin..

  16. To the Myers family, please take comfort in Jesus Christ promises at John 5:28,29;Rev.21:4 "there will be a resurrection and sickness and death will be gone forever." For more comforting words, please visit: JW.ORG

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