Michael Scott Townsend, 57, of Linden passed away at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, at his residence, following a battle with cancer. 

Mike was born Feb. 16, 1962, at Elwood, the son of the late Robert and Patricia Hancock Townsend. He was a graduate of Elwood High School. He married Jodie Mason in Lafayette. She survives. 

Mike was a diesel and auto mechanic and co-pastor of St. Paul Community Church in Linden. 

Surviving, with his wife, are two sons, Kyle Townsend of Linden and Brandon (Liesel) Townsend of Crawfordsville; two brothers, Marty (Tammy) Townsend of West Point and Glenn (Mary) Waymire of Delphi; and sister Deanna (Walter) Crawford of Tipton. 

Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 6 at Hahn-Groeber Funeral Home, Linden. Pastor David Hunter will officiate. Interment to follow at Linden Cemetery. 

Memories and condolences may be left at www.hahngroeberfuenralhome.com.

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