He was born June 1, 1932, in Parke County, as the son of Ealey and Inez Myers Mankins.
He married Mary S. Shorter Sept. 30, 1961.
Mickey had been employed as a construction worker until his retirement. He was a member of the Apostolic Faith Tabernacle.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sons Mark and Mike Mankins and grandson Travis.
He is survived by his wife Mary Mankins, daughters Sherry Mears and husband Billie, Catana Mankins and Yolanda Todd and husband Ronnie, all of Brazil, sisters Moyne Carroll, Clinton, Lois Silloto and companion Bud Turner, Clinton, Bertha Pearman and husband Jim, Terre Haute, Creole Tapscott and husband Jim, Paris, Ill., Pat Roberts and husband Lowell, Dana, Ind., and Julia Parks, California, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 9, at Moore Funeral Home, with Pastor Bill Benton officiating. Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery.
There will be no visitation prior to the funeral.
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