SELLERSBURG - Mikel, James E., 78, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014, at his home.
He served his country in the United States Army, Owner and Operator of Avalon Motel in Sellersburg, member of the American Legion Post #204 and the Sellersburg Moose Lodge.
James was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Pearl Mikel; and brothers, Joe and Willis Pike.
Surviving are: wife, Christine Mikel, Sellersburg, IN; sons, Jim (Betty) Adkins, Prospect, KY, Scott (Diane) Mikel, Sellersburg, IN, Greg Mikel, Henryville, IN and Troy (Sherry) Mikel, Memphis, IN; step-daughters, Lara Scroggins (Paul Mattingly), Sellersburg, IN and Stephanie Scroggins, Sellersburg, IN; brother, Robert Mikel, Sellersburg, IN; sister, Ethel Sachse, Louisville, KY; and grandchildren, Josh Adkins, Aaron and Alex Mikel, Cheyenne Mikel, Rheanna and Alexa Mattingly, Sophie Scroggins.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with burial to follow at Sellersburg Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 1-8 p.m. and anytime after 9 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.
Online condolences can be made at: www.garrfuneralservices.com.
Garr Funeral Services
7806 Hwy 311 Sellersburg, IN 47172
Published in The Courier-Journal on Mar. 2, 2014