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Obituary: Mike McNicholas, Columbus

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Mike "Apple" McNicholas, 61, of Columbus died April 27, 2014 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

He worked at E.M.S. as a supervisor and janitor.

He was born April 19, 1953 in Columbus, the son of  Maurice McNicholas and Alvera Oliphant McNicholas. He married Terri Carman, January 26, 1974 and she survives.

Mike graduated from the class of 1971 at Hauser High

School. He loved gardening and antiquing, was an avid Yankee's fan and loved I.U. basketball.

The funeral will be Thursday at 11a.m. at Norman Funeral Home in Hope with Pastors Tim Tallent and Don Buck officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be at Flat Rock Baptist Cemetery west of Clifford.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be donated to Norman Funeral Home to help with Mike's funeral expenses or to the Bartholomew County Humane Society through the funeral home.

Survivors include his mother, Alvera of Taylorsville; his wife Terri of Columbus; siblings, Kathy Dobbs of Columbus,Harold (Tina) McNicholas of Hope, Robert (Leigh) McNicholas of Waterloo, IL.; brothers-in-law, Kim, Keith and Brian Carman; sister-in-law, Barb Carman;his beloved cats, Cheech, Tommy and Lily; numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and a great-great niece.

Mike was preceded in death by his father, Maurice; his father-in-law, Gerald Carman and his brother-in-law, Larry Dobbs.

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