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Freddie R. Mickles

BALTIMORE, M.D.—Freddie Rogers Mickles of Baltimore, Md., died March 20, 2019.

He was born to the late Margaret Virginia Mickles and the late Marion Mickles Sr. on October 21, 1946, in White Stone.

Freddie was a member of  Mt.Vernon Baptist Church, White Stone. He graduated from Brookvale High School in 1965 and joined the United States Army the same year.

Freddie graduated from basic training in 1966 and was promoted to private first class and then corporal later that year. On February 11, 1967, he graduated from engineering school and transferred to Germany. While serving in the Vietnam War in 1968, he was wounded and returned home in 1969 where he received a medal for bravery.

Freddie also worked for the City of Baltimore Sanitation Department until retirement.

Freddie is survived by his wife, Doreen Mickles of Baltimore, Md.; daughters, Tracy Moulden of Halethrope, Md., Tamika Mickles of Baltimore and Denise Horne of Philadelphia, Pa.; son, Craig Mickles of Baltimore; sisters, Marion Lee Mickles of Denver, Colo., Dolly James of Petersburg and Darlene Mickles of Glenarden, Md.; brother, Marion Mickles Jr. of Hampton;  and grandchildren, Bria Scipio, Tekerra Fletcher, Tyonah Fletcher, Cayla Mickles and Bakari Cobbs.

He was predeceased by brothers Johnny O. Mickles and William J. Mickles.

A wake and funeral were held Monday, April 8, at March Funeral Home West, Baltimore, Md. Interment followed at Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery, Owings Mills, Md.

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