H. Michael “Mike” Sisson, 64, died at his home Sunday afternoon, May 11, 2014, after a year and a half illness. He was born Sept. 5, 1949, in Galveston, to William and Ethel M. (Glassburn) Sisson. On July 14, 1979, in Goshen he married Mary Ellen Hershberger, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Andrew M. Sisson, Elkhart and Timothy I. Sisson, Seattle, Washington; a sister, Phyllis A. (John) Metcalf, Kokomo; and a brother, James R. (Jeanne) Sisson, Galveston.
He served in the Army Reserve for six years and worked at Blue Star IT, Goshen, as a remote support IT technician/specialist until April 4, 2014.
An active member of Harvest Community Church for 35 years, Mike was involved in the music ministry and served as the theater/drama director and writer. He had also served as the Sunday morning technology director, in addition to other positions in the church.
Friends may call 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, and one hour prior to the 10 a.m. funeral service on Friday at Harvest Community Church, Goshen. Pastor Steve Chupp will officiate. Burial will follow at Elkhart Prairie Cemetery, Goshen.
Memorial contributions may be made to MDC Goldenrod.
Yoder-Culp Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.