Services for Joshua Brent Mickler, 32, of Killeen, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Destiny World Outreach Center in Killeen.

Mr. Mickler, formaly of China Spring, died Sept. 1, 2012, in a motorcycle accident. He was born Aug. 12, 1980, in Dalhart, to Sandra Mickler Haliburton and Jesse Mickler. He grew up and graduated high school in China Spring.

He had a love for sports and lifting weights. He loved playing football and baseball in high school. He was voted prom king his senior year. He was head of sales and marketing for Stylecraft Builders Yowell Ranch in Killeen.

He was a member of the Destiny World Outreach Center in Killeen. He had an infectious smile, laugh and he loved being around people. He had a magnetic personality that you were instantly drawn to. He was one of a kind and could make every situation exciting. He knew how to make people smile and love life. He had an adventurous soul. His niece Harley called him “Uncle Firecracker” and the name suited him well. He recently became a father to a precious baby son, Nolan. He loved Nolan with all of his heart.

Mr. Mickler was preceded in death by his grandparents, Noraene Stallings, Jerine and Richard Mickler.

Survivors include his son, Nolan of Waco; his parents, Stacy and Sandra Haliburton of China Spring and Jesse Mickler of Waxahachie; brothers, Eric Mickler and his wife, Jennifer, of Caddo Mills, Casey Haliburton of Austin, and Colten Haliburton of China Spring; niece, Harley Mickler of Caddo Mills; grandparents, Jack and Edith Haliburton of Lubbock; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

The family is setting up a trust fund for his 2-month-old son, Nolan. Information will be on his Facebook page: In Memory of Josh Mickler, when the arrangements have been finalized. Offer condolences at

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