Dwight E. Michael, age 72, former Bryant resident, passed away Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at Brookdale at Carmel, with family by his side. He was born in Portland July 23, 1945, the son of Donald and Jesteene (Walter) Michael.

Surviving are his wife Patricia De Michael of Henryville, Indiana; two sons, Matt Michael (wife: Michelle) of Henryville, Indiana, and Nathan Michael of Indianapolis; one daughter, Missy Albano (husband: Matt) of Fishers; three brothers, Dwain Michael of Greenfield, Doren Michael of Grand Island, Nebraska, and Don Michael of Portland; four grandchildren, Jalyn, JD and Jude Michael, children of Matt and Michelle Michael, and Ashlynn Michael, daughter of Missy and Matt Albano.

Dwight held a master’s degree in physics from Ball State University and taught high school physics, astronomy and math for 43 years in the Jay School Corporation.

A memorial service will be held in his honor at the Jay County High School on Sunday Jan. 7 from 3 to 5 p.m. with services to follow. Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation. Baird-Freeman Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be expressed at bairdfreeman.com.