Mikel Troxtell(1955 - 2014)

CELESTE - Mikel Joe Troxtell was born June 5, 1959 and passed away on May 12, 2014 at his home in Celeste, Texas.

Mikel was born in Sherman to Roscoe W. Troxtell, Sr. and Lillie Ethel Dillard Troxtell. He graduated from Tom Bean High School and joined the U.S. Navy where he served his country with pride and honor on the U.S.S. Ranger.

He was employed by Cytec Industries, Inc. in Greenville after his military service where he has been a faithful employee for 26 years.

Mikel was preceded in death by his mother and one brother, Roscoe W. Troxtell, Jr. He is survived by his father, Roscoe of Tom Bean; sisters, Carolyn Horton (Mike) of Brownwood and Judy Conner (Jeff) of Sherman; brothers, Billy Troxtell (Sue) of Sherman, Robert Troxtell of Tom Bean, Jeff Troxtell (Rhonda) of Denison, Bryan Troxtell (Niki) of Van Alstyne and Danny Troxtell of Sherman. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews who loved him dearly, as well as many friends. He will be greatly missed.

Mikel will be cremated according to his wishes. A Memorial Service will be held at Scoggins Funeral Home in Van Alstyne, Texas on Saturday at 10 a.m. with Reverend Jeffrey J. Conner officiating.

You may sign the online guest book at www.scogginsfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Scoggins Funeral Home - Van Alstyne
637 W Van Alstyne Pkwy Van Alstyne, TX 75495
(903) 482-5225

Published in The Herald Democrat from May 16 to May 17, 2014