He was born on April 28, 1977 in Troy, the son of Glenn and Michelle Salle Mickley, Gillett.
In addition to his parents, "Mick" is survived by his loving wife and companion of the last seven years, Rebecca Reichard Mickley; two sons, Maxwell and Fallon; Darwin's siblings, Renae (Tom) Arnold, Pink Hill, Mis., and Darryn (Melissa) Mickley, Elmira; father-in-law and mother-in-law, David (Susan) Reichard, Columbia Cross Roads; sisters-in-law, Jennifer (Brian) Starks, Bethlehem, PA, and Sarah (Mitchell) MacDougall, St. Michaels, MD; brother-in-law, David (Andrea) Reichard, Wilkes-Barre; along with nieces, nephews, many friends and colleagues.
Mick was well respected for his honesty, dedication and big heart. His interests included most of all time spent with family and traveling. He was an exceptional marksman.
Calling hours were held Nov. 26 at the Penn. Ave. United Methodist Church, Pine City, NY, followed by funeral services with his friend and pastor, the Rev. William Vallet officiating. Full military and correctional officer honors were accorded at the church for Mr. Mickley.
Memorials to benefit his two children, Maxwell and Fallon, may be directed to the church in his memory.