Bro. Mickey Rorex
January 27, 1952 ~ December 11, 2020
Mahlon Edward Rorex (Mickey) passed away December 11, 2020 at the age of 68.
Mahlon (AKA: Mickey, Poppy, Pop Mic, Bro. Mickey) was born on January 27, 1952 in Freeport, Texas to M.B. (Happy) and Flora (Sweet) Rorex.
He graduated from Brazosport High School, East Texas Baptist College in Marshall, Texas and earned a Master of Ministry from Andersonville Theological Seminary.
Mickey leaves behind his legacy to his cherished wife of 49 years, Debbie; daughter Mistie and her husband Ricky of Hughes Springs; his son Phillip of Hughes Springs and daughter, Megan Grant and husband Josh of Avinger, Texas. Poppy found great fulfillment with his 7 grandkids; Austin, Mason, Bella, Ashlynn, Kendall, Layla and Gatlin; in-laws include Margie Rorex, David & Debbie Beasley; Betty Guerrant; beloved nieces and nephews and a multitude of lifelong friends including Sherry Stanfield, Tim & Brenda Ellis.
Mickey pastored many East Texas churches over his 47 years of ministry including 23 years at First Baptist Church of Hughes Springs and his last at Cass County Cowboy Church, Atlanta. He also worked at Cass County Adult Supervision as a Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional for nine years.
He proudly served in the US Army in the early 70’s and the Texas State Guard after 9/11, and he was profoundly patriotic.
He is preceded in death by his parents; Debbie’s parents, C. A. & Willie Fay Beasley; granddaughter, Gracie Elizabeth; brother, Jimmy; sisters, Barbara & Judy and nephew, Brad; and lifelong friend, Jackie Stanfield.
The family wishes to thank you for the many expressions of concern and prayers for us over the past few weeks. We would love to hear how Mickey has impacted your life. You may leave your thoughts, memories and stories with us at FBC, Hughes Springs, Cass County Cowboy Church or email Debbie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There will be no public service, however, a virtual memorial service will be broadcast at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 21, 2020 on the First Baptist Church Facebook page. You may click the following link to join the live broadcast. https://www.facebook.com/firstbaptisthughessprings/