William Joe Mickle Sr. (1936 - 2014)

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William Joe Mickle, Sr.

Des Moines

William Joe Mickle, Sr., 77, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014 at Kavanagh House. Services will be held at Hamilton's on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines with visitation on Thursday, May 29 from 6 to 8 p.m.; and the funeral service on Friday, May 30 at 2:00 p.m. After cremation, a private burial will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery.

William was born on December 22, 1936 in Des Moines, IA to Mildred (Ridgeway) and Earl Mickle. On December 31, 1953 he married Beverly Jean Solomon and the couple had five children. William enjoyed fishing, bowling and collecting model cars.

He is survived by his children, Ernest (Deb) Mickle, Randy Mickle, Vicky (Clay) Pryor, and William (Lynn) Mickle, Jr.; eleven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and his sisters, Betty Donahue and Mary James. William was preceded in death by his parents; stepfather, Orval Johnson; brothers, John, LeRoy and Richard, Sr.; his wife, Beverly; daughter, Barbara Jean; and son, Ricky Joe.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family. Condolences may be expressed online at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.

Funeral Home
Hamilton's Funeral Home
3601 Westown Parkway West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 224-0078
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Published in Des Moines Register on May 29, 2014
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