Gregory Joe Mikels

July 25, 1961 ~ May 31, 2020 (age 58)


Gregory Mikels of Lakeland, FL, passed away May 31, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Lafayette, IN July 25, 1961.

He was baptized at Congress Street United Methodist Church. He graduated from Delphi Community High School, Class of 1979. He moved to Davenport, IA where he was employed by Brach’s Candy Corporation, before moving to Lakeland FL. He worked for the Southland Corporation where he was a Manager at their 7-11 stores. He later worked for Tony and Joan Leung, managing a local Subway store. Later in life, he worked for Sam’s Corporation where he worked in their Accounting office. Greg enjoyed spending time with his friends and family. He loved music, movies, dancing, as well as a few good drinks.

He is survived by his mother Annabella Higgins of Lakeland FL, his father Jerry Mikels (Judy) of Sebring FL, his sister Ann Briggs (Terry) of Hedgesville WV, his brother Matthew Twitty (Jessica) of Sebring FL, as well as four nieces and nephew: Annie Mikels of Hedgesville WV, Sondra Mikels of Hedgesville WV, Macaela Twitty of Sebring FL, Corey Briggs of Hedgesville WV, and Avery Twitty of Sebring FL. Grandmother Donna Mikels of Lafayette IN, Aunts and Uncles in IN, Adopted Aunt and Uncle Debbie and Charles Whiting Lakeland FL. His best friend Jerry Price Lakeland FL. And many other good friends in IN, IA and Lakeland FL. And his cat Isabelle.

Memorial Services will be announced at a later date. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the American Diabetic Association.

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