Michael Alexander "Mickey" Mahoney, Sr. died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at his home. He was 68.
Mr. Mahoney was born in Vicksburg and was a 1962 graduate of St. Aloysius High School where he was co-captain of the football team. He played football at Hinds Community College, where he was selected All-State, and at the University of Southern Mississippi. He received a Master of Business degree from Mississippi State University.
He was a Certified Public Accountant for Ernst and Ernst of Houston, Babcock and Wilcox in Ohio and Bechtel and Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia. He also taught at Alcorn State University and Hinds Community College.
He was proceeded in death by his father, Louis Frank Mahoney, and a brother, Terrence Anthony "Terry" Mahoney.
Survivors include six children, Michael Mahoney, Jr., Michelle Mahoney, Mary Ann Mahoney, Michail Mahoney and Monica Mahoney, all of Virginia, his mother, Ann Salmon Mahoney of Vicksburg; three sisters, Pamela Mahoney Cook of Houma and Colleen Mahoney Wells and Karen Mahoney Pope, both of Vicksburg, two brothers, John Ashley Mahoney and Kevin Anders Mahoney, both of Vicksburg, and other relatives and friends.
Services were held today at 11:00 a.m. (Friday) at St. Paul Catholic Church. Burial followed at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery. Visitation was Thursday night from 6-8 at Fisher Funeral Home and 10:00 a.m. this morning at the church.
Pallbearers were Phillip Bucci, Bobby Middleton, John George, Wayne Cook, Jr., Jimmy Buell an David Wells.
Honorary pallbearers were Billy Riddle, Mike Franco and Jimmy Salmon.