Earl J. Mickens

Earl J. Mickens ‘MICK’ Sr., 85, of Mineral, Va. peacefully departed this life on Sunday, November 20, 2022, at home after a short battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loved ones. Earl was preceded in death by his parents, Moses and Hattie Morton Mickens, brothers, John and Jean Mickens, sisters, Mary Williams and Hattie Lee Sims, and son, Earl J. Mickens, Jr.  He is survived by his devoted wife of 62 years, Ida Mae Kinney Mickens; son, Moses Mickens of Richmond, Va.; three daughters, Rev. Juanita Mickens of Richmond, Va., Ruth Mickens of Petersburg, Va. and Brenda Mickens of Raleigh, NC; his grandchildren and great- grandchildren; sister, Martha Johnson; and niece, Helen Towles, both of Redding PA; cousins and friends. In Earl’s last days on earth he told his love ones he had “Fought A Good Fight!”  His remains rest at the Robert Mealy Funeral Home, 2530 Dogtown Road, Goochland Va. 23063, where a visitation will be held on Friday, November 25, 2022 from 2-7 p.m. at the and where a Celebration of Life service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 26, 2022.

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