LAVALE — Michael Richard Huey, 60, of LaVale, passed away on Monday, March 25, 2013, at his home.
Mike was born on March 2, 1953, in Denver, Colo., the son of the late R. Richard Huey and Beverly Jean (Marker) Huey.
Mike was a 1973 graduate of Allegany High School and the Career Center. He served his country in the United States Army from 1975 to 1981. Mike was currently employed for the Western Maryland Heath System for the past twenty some years working at both the Memorial and Sacred Heart Campuses and worked in the Laundry and Housekeeping Departments, receiving at least one “Employee of the Month” Award and nominated numerous times.
Mike belonged to the Fort Cumberland Post 13 American Legion; the Classy Chassis Car Club and he was a life-member of the LaVale Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed showing his award winning 1965 Chevy Super Sport at Super Chevy Car Shows and surrounding area car shows. Mike also took his 1990 retired state police car to functions when invited. Mike recently started participating in World War II reenactments around the region. He loved watching movies, especially war movies and westerns. Mike also loved meeting his buddies for breakfast at Kline’s Restaurant, visiting with friends whenever he got the chance and also hanging out with the guys at the fire department. Mike will be truly missed.
Mike is survived by his sisters, Linda Bauer and fiance Clinton Simmons, of Everett, Pa., Deborah Mohler and husband Philip, of LaVale and Tammy Hickle and husband Thomas, of Winston-Salem, N.C. He is also survived by his nephews and their wives, Scott and Brenda Bauer, Daniel and Emily Bauer, all of Cresaptown, Nathan Hickle and girlfriend Lisa Johnston, of Hagerstown and Airman Andrew Hickle, of Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi; his only niece: Lindsey Hickle and boyfriend Brad Bentley, of Yadkinville, N.C., as well as his great-nephews Jakson, Darian, and Cade Bauer and his great niece, Rylee Bauer.
Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) on Saturday, March 30, 2013, from 2 to 5 p.m.
A committal service will be conducted at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap on Monday, April 1, 2013, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Dan Taylor officiating.
Military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by the Post 13 Veterans Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, you may wish to remember Mike with a memorial donation to the LaVale Volunteer Fire Department, the LaVale Rescue Squad, Post Office Box 3343, LaVale, MD 21502; or to the charity of your choosing.