Mikel Wayne Hare, 54, of Pulaski, passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, at LewisGale Hospital-Montgomery in Blacksburg.
Mikel was born March 16, 1958 in Pearisburg, and was a son of the late Robert Ward Hare II and Ethel Lee Parcell Hare. Besides his father, he was preceded in death by one sister, Reba Hare, and one nephew, Shawn Hare.
Mikel was employed as a pipefitter, attended Bob White Church of God in Pulaski, and was a big fan of NASCAR and football, especially Dale Earnhart Jr. and the Miami Dolphins.
Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, Donna Moran of Pulaski; three sons, Anthony H. Camper of Dublin, Jason Wayne Hare of Blacksburg and Danny Snaveley; one daughter, Angela Moran of Pulaski; four sisters, Janice Hayes of Narrows, Donna Lowry of Newport News, Dianne Edwards of Richmond and Marsha Kessinger of Gold Bond; seven grandchildren, Amber Victoria, Alexis, Rachelle, Logan, Landon and Lucas, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Sept. 13, at 2 p.m. at Givens Funeral Chapel in Pearisburg, with Pastor Mike Sweeney officiating. Burial will follow in Heavenlyview Cemetery, Wolf Creek. The family will receive friends at Givens Funeral home two hours before the service, from noon to 2.