Mic Arthur Farchone Springfield Mic Arthur Farchone, 22, of Springfield, MI, went to be with Lord, Friday, October 5, 2012 at his home. He was born May 20, 1990 the son of Dr. Thomas Joseph Farchone and Kathleen Anne (DePape) Farchone. Mic was a 2009 graduate of Lakeview High School and formerly attended Pennfield Schools. He served in the Army Michigan National Guard. He served in Iraq and Kuwait. He was currently serving as a military security officer at the Air National Guard Base in Battle Creek. He graduated from Naval Sea Cadet Boot Camp. He had previously served with the Young Marines and the Naval Sea Cadets in Battle Creek and continued to serve as a mentor to the cadets. Mic is survived by his Parents: Dr. Thomas and Kathy Farchone of Battle Creek, MI; Sister: Casey (Luke) Farchone-Mell of Battle Creek, MI; Grandfather: Joseph Farchone of New Baltimore, MI; Numerous aunts, uncle, cousins and extended family members. He was preceded in death by Grandmother: Alice Farchone and Aunt: Judy Farchone-Siekierski . Mic enjoyed police work and was planning on going into the criminal justice system. He enjoyed poetry, reading, golfing, bowling, fishing, boating, collecting greeting cards, music, animals and mom's home cooking. He loved spending time with his family and was a practical joker. He had the gift of mentoring kids who were struggling and enjoyed helping others. He attended Victory Life Church with his family. Visitation will be held at the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service, 375 W. Dickman Road, on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 after 2 p.m. where the family will be present 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. A celebration of Mic's Life will be held at the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at Ft. Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI. Memorial tributes may be made to the Naval Sea Cadets or the Calhoun County Humane Society. Arrangements by the BAXTER FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICE. (269)788-9800 www.baxterfuneral.com
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Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Oct. 7, 2012