Obituary: Michael B. Bottoms



Michael B. Bottoms, 64, of Carmel, died Feb. 7, 2014. He was born May 11, 1949, in Beech Grove to the late Foley and Vance (Bruce) Bottoms. Mike was director of agency operations for OneAmerica. He had been in the insurance industry for more than 30 years, beginning his career with The Hartford, followed by Central States of Omaha and finally Conseco. Mike was an avid golfer, playing local courses and taking numerous trips with his golfing buddies. His family enjoyed beach vacations. Mike was a lifetime ballplayer and coach. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army, having been stationed in Germany for three years. Mike is survived by his wife, Becki Bottoms; two daughters, Stephanie and Kim; a sister, Carol Lohman; a brother-in-law, Charles Lohman; a nephew, Michael Lohman; and a niece, Jennifer Seelig. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Bottoms. A funeral was conducted Feb. 11 at G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home in Indianapolis. Mike was buried in Greenwood Cemetery in Greenwood. Online condolences and memorial contributions may be made at  HYPERLINK “” \t “_blank”


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