SEPTEMBER 21, 1955 – JANUARY 17, 2020
David Louis Micklewright was born September 21, 1955 in a USAF hospital in Riverside, CA, to the late Edith E. Micklewright and Raymond W. Micklewright. He passed away at age 64 on January 17, 2020 in his home in Colorado Springs, CO. Dave traveled the world with his Air Force family and ended up in Colorado Springs in 1970 where his father retired.
Dave graduated from Mitchell High School in 1973. He later married his high school sweetheart Kris and they spent the next 44 years together. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1976 and selflessly served four and a half years at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany and Torrejon AB, Spain. After his time on active duty he devoted the next 24 years to serving in the USAF Reserves and the Oregon/Colorado Air National Guard. He retired from the Armed Forces in 2004 after 28 honorable years and continued to serve with the Army Corps of Engineers.
Dave was a devoted father and coached baseball for many years. In that time he touched both the lives of his two sons and that of many other young men. He was also a very passionate Rockies, Broncos and Avalanche fan.
In his free time he enjoyed fishing, golf, tennis, and traveling with Kris and friends around the world.
Dave is survived by his wife, Kris Micklewright; sons, Greg and Danny Micklewright; sister, Anne; brothers, Raymond and Jeff; and grandchildren, Bailey, Parker, Myles, and Marley.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Shrine of Remembrance, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80910.