Keith David Mickel Sr., 50, of Bristol, passed unexpectedly on Saturday evening, Nov. 25, 2017. He was the husband of Marie (Nimchek) Mickel.
Keith was born in Bristol on Dec. 19, 1966, son of George and Michelle (Dressell) Mickel. He was currently employed as a Security Officer with Summit Security. Keith whose life was his family, enjoyed his job, the legacy of Dale Earnhardt and the simple pleasures of his life.
Besides his wife and his parents of Terryville, he leaves his children, Amy Frink and her spouse, Lynn, of Wake Cross, Ga., Keith D. Mickel Jr., Kyle Mickel; stepsons, John Perkins Jr. and Tyler Perkins, all of Bristol; brother, Clifford Mickel and his wife, Kathy, of Bristol; sisters, Monique Dillon and Stephanie Mickel of Terryville and Shannon Herens of South Carolina; grandchildren, Serenity Cross, Tristin and Riley Perkins, all of Bristol; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, between 5 and 7 p.m. at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville/Bristol. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Hall, 191 Riverside Ave., Bristol.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., 2080 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067 ( www.diabetes.org ).
To leave an online message of condolence, leave a memory or a photo, visit Keith’s memorial webpage at www.OBrien-FuneralHome.com .