David Mikell (1930 - 2018)

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David Mikell, 88, of Bell, peacefully passed from this life Nov. 4, 2018 at Ayers Health and Rehabilitation Center in Trenton.
He was born July 14, 1930 in Bell to Henry "Albert" and Clara Mikell. Other than his time in the U.S. Army where he proudly served in Korea, he was a lifelong resident of Gilchrist County.
His passions in life were serving the Lord, his family, hunting, farming and cattle. He owned and operated Mikell Farms and Mikell's Liquid Fertilizer for over 60 years. He was always available to lend a helping hand or offer advice to the many younger farmers as they were trying to get started in agriculture.
He actively served and attended Midway and Bethel Church of Christ his entire lifetime. He was a 50+ year member of Farm Bureau where he served on its Board of Directors for over 40 years. He also served on several other Ag advisory boards over the years.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Margie Allen Mikell; sons, Craig (Judy) Mikell of High Springs and Jeffrey (Dawn) Mikell of Bell; four grandchildren, Tyler Mikell, Cory (Carly) Mikell, Gabby Mikell and Kyle Mikell; brother, Thomas Mikell of Gainesville; sisters, Annetta Beazlie and Blanch Sanders of Gainesville and Eva Mae Swanson of Arizona and a multitude of nieces, nephews, friends and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Edsel Mikell, Douglas Mikell and William H. (Bill) Mikell and sisters, Wanda Durrance, Freda Roper.
There will be a visitation at Watson Funeral Home, 426 West Wade St., Trenton Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 6-8 p.m. The funeral service will be Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 11 a.m. at the Trenton Church of Christ, 502 NE 7th St., Trenton. Burial will be at the Midway Church of Christ cemetery in Bell.
For online condolences, please visit www.watsonfhtrenton.com
Arrangements under the care of Watson Funeral Home, 426 W. Wade St., Trenton, FL 32693. (352)463-8888

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(352) 463-8888
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Published in Chiefland Citizen on Nov. 8, 2018