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Michael Glenn "Big Mike"  Swinson

Obituary for Michael Glenn "Big Mike" Swinson

December 8, 2020
Indianapolis, Indiana


Michael Glenn "Big Mike" Swinson, 51, passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020. He was a resident of Indianapolis and a former resident of North Carolina.

He was born July 16, 1969, in Greenville, NC to Bobby Morris Swinson and Elizabeth "Libby" (Keel) Swinson. Survivors include two brothers, Jim (Vicki) Swinson of Chocowinity, NC and Charles (Cathy) Swinson of Ayden, NC; a nephew, Jake (Tabitha) Swinson of Raleigh, NC; and a stepfather, Merv Hancock of Greenville, NC.

He was preceded in death in 1981 by his father, Bobby Swinson, and this year, by his mother, Elizabeth Hancock.

Mike was the owner and operator of American Carpet Cleaners in Indianapolis. Prior to that, he served for 13 years as a flight attendant for Chautauqua Airlines.

Mike never met a stranger His larger than life personality left him with a huge family of devoted friends all over the country. He moved to Indianapolis after Hurricane Floyd took everything he had. He started working in the airlines. While working there, he started his business from the ground up. About nine years ago, he met the love of his life and her beautiful five year old daughter. He was a step-dad extraordinaire, dropping everything for his Princess Amy any time she rang. He was her partner in crime and pranks. He had a love of the outdoors, travel, fun with friends, magic tricks, pets, and adventure of any kind.

He was a very proud Mason. He was a member of Centre Masonic Lodge #23 F. & A. M., as well as the Murat Shrine.

A memorial service will be live streamed at, at 1PM, Wednesday, December 16. For those without a Facebook account, the memorial service will be available and stored at at 1PM Thursday, December 17.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children , c/o Murat Shrine, 510 N. New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204.

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    510 N. New Jersey Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46204

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