OBITUARY

Michael Alan Whalen

September 25, 1960May 18, 2013

1960 - 2013

Michael Alan Whalen, 52, of Pensacola, died May 18, 2013. He was born September 25, 1960 in Oklahoma City, OK to Floyd and Marjorie Whalen. He attended schools in that area and graduated from Midwest City (OK) High School in 1978. He immediately enlisted in the US Navy and served for 16 years in various locations, stateside. During that time he was stationed aboard the USS Kauffman as a Mechanical Systems Technician and recieved a Navy Achievement Award, as well as numerous others, for his work on the ship. The Kauffman was assigned to countermeasure support and merchant ship escort duties. Michael was a disabled veteran, but was an accomplished computer technician and had plans to have a homebased business in the near future. He had an interest in many things and his mind was always reaching to discover more about them. A certified auto mechanic, and an natural "Mr. Fix It", Michael was a kind and generous man, who loved his family and friends, and they all loved him. He will be missed by all who knew him. Left to cherish his memory, are his mother, Marj; his wife, Kathy; daughters, Kristi (Jamal) and Courtney (Mac); and their mother, Barbara; granddaughters, Shian, Makalya, and Kaitlyn; his brother, Bill; stepsister, Priscilla (Odell); stepbrother, Michael B. (Marian); nephew, Micah; niece, Mandy and her daughter, Anabell; and special friends, Alicia Nicolas, Liyanna English, and Joyce Volant. Burial will be at Barrancas National Cemetery on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 11am. Family and friends are invited to leave from Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel at 10:30am in procession to the cemetery. Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.

Services

  • Graveside Thursday, May 23, 2013
REMEMBERING

Michael Alan Whalen

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dirk crockett

October 1, 2013

So sad to hear about Mike. We became good friends in highschool and had a lot of good times with "our gang". We had just reconnected after thirty years and I was glad to hear from him. Rest in peace, Mike. All of us back home send our love your way.

Joyce Volant

May 23, 2013

Joyce Volant

May 23, 2013

Joyce Volant

May 23, 2013

kristi whalen

May 22, 2013

I wish we would have been able to see each other more often and talk for that matter. I will miss you dearly. I love you always

Joyce Volant

May 22, 2013

You were caring, smart, and generous. You were my best friend. We enjoyed some good times. I truly hope you are happy and at peace now.

Barbara Whalen

May 22, 2013

You will be missed by many. We were blessed with 2 wonderful daughters and they will miss you greatly. R.I.P.

Courtney Baker

May 21, 2013

I know that we have not been close the last few years, but you were my father and I will miss you dearly. I know that you are at peace now and watching over me. I will always love you daddy.

FROM THE FAMILY