Michael D 'Mike' Aldridge

Born: Tue., Nov. 18, 1947
Died: Fri., May 25, 2012


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., May 29, 2012
Location: - Not available -

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., May 30, 2012

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Michael Dwain Aldridge, 64, of Edinburgh, died Friday, May 25, 2012, at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis.

He was born Nov. 18, 1947, in Shelbyville to William Henry Aldridge and Katherine (Walton) Schacht. He married JoAnn Kimbler on May 1, 1966, and she survives in Edinburgh.

Other survivors include son, Michael (wife, Marsha) Aldridge Jr. of Paris, Tenn.; daughters, Kimberly Ann (husband, Clint) Huntsman of Cadiz, Ky., and Angela Michelle (husband, Michael) Woosley of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Cody and Emily Huntsman, Joey Cary, Adam Bell and Meagan Parker; great-grandchildren, Liam Averett, Miles Carey, Gillian Melton and Cassidy Melton; sister, Katy (husband, Allen) Raisor of Shelbyville; nephews, Devin Raisor and Damon Gaskins; niece, Shannon Raisor; great-nephew, Waylon Gaskins and Brody Raisor; great-niece, Kori Jo Raisor; and step-brother, William Schacht.

He was preceded in death by his parents; the father who raised him, William Schacht; and a brother, Charlie Schacht.

Mr. Aldridge was a truck driver for Keller Transport and retired from Macy Trucking.

He was a member of Town & Country Christian Church, Johnson County Antique Power Association and served as president of Blue River Lions Club and Blue River Valley Antique Power Association.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Town & Country Christian Church, 2133 S. Tucker Road in Shelbyville.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at the church with the Rev. Donald Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Miller Cemetery.

Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville, is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be given to the Michael Dwain Aldridge Memorial Fund, Blue River Lions Club or American Diabetes Association in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.murphyparks.com.



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Don and Karen Dodd, Winter Haven, FL
   Posted Sun May 27, 2012
We were so sorry to hear of Mike's passing. He certainly has had a tough go of it for years. No more suffering, Mike. We extend our sincere sympathy to the family.

Vicki Rice
   Posted Mon May 28, 2012
Mike, I will always remember you as the strong man you were. The many times you help me move from one palce to another. The way you always could lift the heavy jobs and never complain. You and Bernie the best of pals. So many memories I have of you. Now that you are with our Heavenly Father, you may have rest and comfort, no more pain, just joy.
In Christian Love, Vicki

DeeVauda "Jeannie PIttman" Russ
   Posted Tue May 29, 2012
So sorry to hear of your loss Joann.......I remember You and Mike and our double dates in High School.........Jeannie and Family

becky ray ailes
   Posted Tue May 29, 2012
I met Mike when I was 6yrs old I thought hes just soo cute he made me nervous, Imso sorry for his family hes a wonderful man that love to pick one ya but how could ya not love him. no morepain)sure will miss running into you and Joanne every once inawhile but most of all I will miss that smile it was just like my dads love to all THE Ailes family

Judy Dowden Hill
   Posted Wed May 30, 2012
I am so sorry to read of Mike''''''''s passing He sure has been through alot
I am sorry I can''''''''t come to the service I am working. I will be thinking of you and your family today and will try and see you soon My Best Judy

Robert & Micki (Stroup) Holland & Sally McCullough & Chuck Stroup
   Posted Sat June 09, 2012
We are so very sorry to hear about your loss. Micki and Stroupie (Chuck) are good friends of Mike jr., we have lost contact with him and just heard the news of Mike sr. Again our condolences

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