Mike was preceded in death by his sister, Jennifer Townsend, in infancy; and his maternal grandparents, Ivan and Elizabeth Gentry.
Surviving are his loving parents, Timothy and Carol, nee Gentry, Townsend, of Belleville, IL;
two brothers, Gary Townsend of Nevada, and Brian Townsend of Belleville, IL;
his niece and nephew, Madalynn and Brian Jr. Townsend;
his paternal grandfather, Kenneth Townsend of Missouri;
and his paternal grandmother, Joan Simmons of Summerfield, IL.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Private burial will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.