Michel “Mike” Adrien Vick, 74, of Holden, Missouri entered the Courts of Glory on Friday, December 4, 2020 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City.
Michel was born September 10, 1946 in Birmingham, Missouri, son of Adrien Lester Vick and Leona W. (Mauzey) Vick.
He graduated from Holden High School in 1964.
Mike attended USTS (United States Auto Mechanic Trade School) and later, the Police Academy at UCM in Warrensburg.
He was united in marriage to Barbara Judith Ann Hoehn on September 24, 1966 in Mayview.
The couple resided in the Holden and Kingsville area for the majority of the years.
Mike was a member of Union Carpenters Local 1329.
He hung drywall on some of the notable skyscrapers in Kansas City, as well as schools, hotels and homes. After 25 years, Mike went into law enforcement.
He created the first Warrants Division for Johnson County Sheriff’s Department and served as Sergeant for 10 years.
He also served as Holden Chief of Police and Centerview Chief of Police.
Mike was on the Major Case Squad and was also selected to serve as U.S.
Marshall Services Prisoner Transport, as well as bailiff and security for the Johnson County Courts.
He finished his law enforcement career at the National Nuclear Security Administration (Honeywell), until retiring. Mike was an Elder in the Church of Jesus Christ, Kingsville Restoration Branch.
He served as pastor at both the Kingsville and Chilhowee Branches in years past.
He was very active in missionary work, having served with A.A.I.M. (Asia Australia International Ministries) which took him to the Philippines numerous times.
Mike also did much missionary work stateside.
He had a great love for people and he was in awe of God’s creation.
Mike treasured family get togethers, playing mandolin, as well as singing.
He enjoyed farming, gardening, and woodworking.
He loved the Holden community and Johnson County.
Mike was very patriotic and proud of all his grandchildren, two of whom are serving our country in the Air Force and Marines.
He was an avid Kansas City Chiefs and Royals fan. Survivors include his wife, Barbara, of the home; three daughters, Christina Easter (Paul) of St. Joseph, MO; Julie Schlie (Bryan) of Holden, MO and Melissa Spratt (Matt) of Holden, MO; brother, Randy Vick (Donette) of Warrensburg, MO; sister, Carla Talcott (Todd) of Independence, MO; 9 grandchildren, Michel Easter, Brian Easter, Angela Easter, Rachel Easter, Victoria Miles, Claudia Miles and Garrison Miles, Josh Patterson (Tiffany), Blake Schlie; seven great-grandchildren, Penelope Bryant, Caspian Bryant, Sarah Patterson, Cameron Patterson, Eli Patterson, Miles Patterson; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Mike was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral Services will be private and live-streamed, due to COVID.
Pallbearers will be Randy Vick, Bryan Schlie, Julie Schlie, Matt Spratt, Brian Easter and Aaron Smith.
Honorary pallbearers are Adrien Vick, Tony Vick, Lonny Goodwin, Alex Vick, Dennis Vick, Roger Vick, Don Vick, James Tandy and Carl Hoehn.
Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Holden.
Memorial – In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Church of Jesus Christ, Kingsville Restoration Branch and Family Choice.
Online condolences may be left at www.williamsfuneralchapel.net. Arrangements entrusted to Williams Funeral Chapel in Holden.