~Retired United States Navy veteran Michael "Mike" Anthony Ore, age 54, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. He was born on November 2, 1959 in Riverside, California.
~Mike loved his family, his country, and the sea. Retiring after 20 years in the Navy, he came to Bullhead City in 2002, where he was employed by the River Palms Resort as a security officer. He will be fondly missed by an extensive circle of friends who also enjoyed his unfailing kindness and generosity of spirit.

~Mike is survived by his parents, James and Diane Ore; brother, James Ore, Jr.; sisters, Lisa Hughes and Deborah McDonald; and other family members.

~Mike's ashes will be scattered at sea. The family requests that any contributions in Mike's name be made to the NAVRC (Northern Arizona Veterans Resource Center), 1491 Palma Road, Suite 15, Bullhead City, AZ 86442; or to the VFW Post 404, 10287 Barrackman Road, Mohave Valley, AZ 86440 or to the Wounded Warrior Project (woundedwarriorproject.org).

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Published in Mohave Daily News Online from Feb. 12 to Feb. 19, 2014