Mike was born in Pageton, West Virginia on Aug 21, 1940 to Mike & Louella. He joined the Air Force Dec 1957 & was honorably discharged Dec 1961. Mike & Joan met in Clovis, New Mexico while he was stationed at Cannon AFB. They were married November 5, 1963 in Clovis and they had 3 children Lynette, Mark & Regan. He also had a son Michael from a previous marriage. Mike retired after 32 years from the Missouri Kansas Texas (Katy) & Union Pacific Railroads.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Kitty & brother Donald. He is survived by his loving wife Joan, children Lynette & Joe King, Mark, Regan & Michael, 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren & 4 honorary grandchildren. He is also survived by brother Tom & wife Jackie, Billy & wife Lisa, Sidney and sister Gay, several loving nieces & nephews and other family members as well as several special friends.