Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Robert Michael “Mickey” Alley, age 57, of 185 Airy Street, Bluefield, W.Va., passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Born on December 6, 1955 in Mercer County, he was a son of the late William “Richard” Alley Sr. and Marie Flora Shumate Alley. He had been a resident of Brushfork for 24 years and was the owner of Fat Cat Racing and formerly worked for McDowell County Board of Education, Swope Construction, T&N Electric in Brushfork and the Bluefield WV Rescue Squad.
Survivors include: Wife of 36 years: Janet Owrey Alley of the home; three daughters: Jennifer and James Hurt of Brushfork, W.Va., Meghan Alley of Brushfork, Elizabeth Alley of Princeton; three grandchildren: Baylee Alley, Hannah Poe, and David Hurt; brother: William Richard Alley and Susan of Coalwood; sisters: Rita Wernke and Paul of Hermantown, Minn., Cathy Mitchem and Greg of Elkhorn; special friend: Pat Castle of Princeton; a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell with the Rev. James Milam officiating. In keeping with Mickey's wishes, cremation will follow services.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Online condolences will be accepted at www.cravens-shires.com
Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV 24701 is serving the family.