It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. James ‘Jim’ Roderick Mickelberry at home, surrounded by his family, in Red Deer, Alberta on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at the age of 85 years. Jim was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta on January 15, 1933. Jim will lovingly be remembered by his wife of sixty-one years, Betty; four children, Rod (Viengxay), Darlene, Kevin (Monica), Karen (Tom); five grandchildren, Trish, Jessica, Robyn (Kyle), Samantha, Blair (Shelby); and three great grandchildren, Dustin, Bridget, and Hannah. Jim will be forever remembered and missed by his extended family and dear friends. A Celebration of Jim’s Life will be held at Parkland Funeral Home, 6287 – 67A Street, Red Deer, Alberta on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. If desired in lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations in Jim’s honour my be made directly to Rheumatoid Arthiritus Foundation at www.helpfightra.org. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.parklandfuneralhome.com. Arrangements in care of Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040 or 1.800.481.7421.