Ronald Westley Mickel

Aug. 14, 1958 – July 21, 2018

Ronald Westley Mickel, 59, High Springs, Fla., passed away Saturday evening, July 21, 2018, at his home after a brief illness with pancreatic cancer.

He was born in Altoona, son of Polly L. (Troxell) Mickel and the late Ronald W. Mickel. On May 18, 1996, he married Karen L. (Akers) Mickel in Montverde, Fla.

Surviving are his mother of Altoona; and his wife, children and grandchildren of High Springs, Fla.

Ron was a graduate of Altoona Area High School, class of 1976. He attended Penn State and was employed as director of transportation of Sysco Foods of Central Florida.

He had a great passion for the love of the outdoors and enjoyed the acres of property where he and his family lived. A celebration of his life was held on the property Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018.

Those wishing to make a memorial contribution in his name may make them to Pancreatic Society or to his childhood church, Llyswen United Methodist Church, 308 Coleridge Ave., Altoona, PA 16602.