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Gerald Tyrone MickensMay 8, 1958 ~ June 27, 2017 (age 59)
Gerald Tyrone Mickens Sr., affectionately known to many as "Tyrone" was born on May 8, 1958 to his loving parents, Harvey and Mildred Mickens. He was a man of integrity with great character. Gerald attended Arsenal High School and then joined the United States Army. Gerald was a devoted father to Gerald T. Mickens Jr., Mahogany Mickens (Doug Hart) and Brandy Williams, along with their mother, Maggie Mickens. Gerald was also a devoted grandfather to, Cortez Mickens (17), Trealan Mickens (17), Brendon McGraw (10), Dallas Miller (4), and Malaysia Hart (4), as well as many others. Gerald made sure his children and grandchildren were his #1 priority despite his many challenges. Gerald also leaves to cherish his memory: Sisters, Synovia Vardiman-White (Vaxton-preceded in death) and Pearline Harris (Melvin), Brothers, Carl Mickens Sr., Ronald Mickens Sr., and Arnold Mickens Sr. (Faye); and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and other extended relatives and friends. Gerald made his transition from labor to reward on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 12:34 p.m. at the age of 59 years, 1 month, and 19 days. He was preceded in death by his father, Harvey Mickens Sr., mother, Mildred Mickens-Moss, and brother, Harvey Mickens Jr.