Gary W. Micken
CHESTERTOWN — Gary Wayne Micken, 64, of Chestertown died on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017.
Born on July 15, 1953 at Fort Meade in Maryland, he was the son of the late Martin Ir ven Micken and Geraldine Harrison Micken. He was the husband of 42 years of Jan Melissa Micken. Gary graduated from Cabrillo High School, Class of 1971.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children Holli S. Davis and partner Joe Carroll, of Earleville, Jason Van Hoose and wife Leah of Destin, Fla. and Matthew Micken and wife Kathryn of Millington; grandchildren Joshua Garcia and Lani Davis, Ryan and Drew Van Hoose and Addie and Alden Micken; brother Donald Micken and wife Phyllis; sister Debbie Clark and husband Wes; sister Brenda Rash; and a host of loved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Gar y had an entrepreneurial spirit, and spent many years self-employed in the construction business. In later years, he used those skills in sales and management. He was charismatic and made friends everywhere he went, which made him a natural salesman. Gary was well liked and respected by coworkers and peers because of his strong work ethic and easy communication