June 27, 1953 ~ September 4, 2020

Born in: Indianapolis, In
Resided in: Anderson, In

​Michael C. Konkle went home to be with Jesus on Friday September 4, 2020.  Mike was born to John and Nancy Konkle at Methodist Hospital Indianapolis Indiana on June 27, 1953.  Mike was a 1972 graduate of Frankton High School inFrankton, IN.  He worked for Emge packing plant for 11 years before completing a bachelor’s degree in the science of Ministerial Studies in 1988 from Marion College.  Mike enteredevangelism in 1990.  Mike spent his pastoral career going wherever God lead. He pastored his own churches, filled in when and wherever he was needed, and held revivals.  Mike was a very devout Christian who would openly tell you he loved all of us but would not come back for anything.  Aside from his duties through the church Mike had been a Chaplin for the Anderson Police Department.

​Mike was a very loving husband, father, and grandfather not only to his own children and grandchildren but also those who adopted him as such.  Mike loved to play golf, ride his motorcycle, and play with his grandchildren.  He loved the Chicago Bears and the Cincinnati Reds.  He enjoyed watching the races and was a long-time fan of Mark Martin “6”.  Mike loved to laugh and make others laugh and his number one goal in life was to lead as many people to Christ as he could in his time here.

​Surviving in addition to his wife, Mary (Jackson) Konkle, are his son, Mathew Konkle and his wife, Pamela, of Chesterfield; daughter Melissa Hamilton and her husband Derekof Chesterfield; 6 grandchildren, Jacob Konkle, Eric Konkle, Hailey Hamilton, Dayne Hamilton, Abigail Konkle, and Hannah Konkle; 3 great-grandchildren, Scarlet Konkle, Amelia Konkle, and Faith Allen; one sister Brenda Kistler of Anderson; one brother Mark Konkle of Anderson; many nieces and nephews; and many people who considered him a loving friend.

A Memorial service for Mike Konkle will be held at New Life Church of the Nazarene on Sunday 9/20/2020 at 3:00pm with calling at 2:00pm. Masks required.

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  1. Thanking the Lord for Brother Mike and his years of faithful service to His Savior! Holding Mary and all the family in our hearts and prayers!

  2. Mike, I will truly miss you. You were always like a big brother who always listened, always comforted, always had godly advice. Thank you for everything my friend. My thoughts and prayers are with Mary and the family.

  3. To Mikes family. May the Jesus whom we proclaim our King, bring comfort and assurance to each of you. As your husband, father, grandfather entered our home in heaven with Jesus our King, may the Spirit of our Lord rest upon you and give you everything you need in this our of sorrow.

  4. Mike,

    Your devotions during this pandemic was a life saver for many, I am sure. I loved & looked forward to them each day. You and your Devotions will be sorely missed.

    Your cousin,
    Terri Gentile

  5. To Mary and your family ! Ralph and I went to Frankton with you both. It was always an honor to watch the both of you live a life of faith and commitment to each other. Ralph played football with Mike and I am Spike Shepler’s youngest sister ( Sharel). Know our prayers are with you Mary and may you find comfort in this time of loss. Gods blessing be with you now and always.
    Sincerely
    Ralph and Sharel
    Marcum

  6. Mike was such a wonderful friend and confidont. he lit up the church when he preached you could defintely feel the presence of the LORD through out.Dan and I can truly say were so sry for your loss but then again what a joy in his last message to talk about tens of thousands of angels surrounding him ” THATS A BUNCH” MIKE said in his last blog what a thrill it must have been to go to sleep and WAKE UP SUDDENLY and see your JESUS LOOKING STRAIGHT AT YOU. GOD SPEED MIKE see you soon.

  7. Mike was a such a kind and giving soul throughout the time we were in high school. It didn’t surprise me at all he decided to follow Christ… my prayers are with his wife Mary, their children and grandchildren. He was a great friend and will be missed.❤️

  8. 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

  9. Dear Mary,
    Praying for the family and especially you today Mary 🙏 Sorry we can’t be at the memorial but continued prayer…We loved your husband and a great friend to us.
    Blessings and love, Carla and Jerry

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