Troy David Tickle

Troy David Tickle, a 25-year Grays Harbor resident, died Thursday, October 18, 2012, in Montesano. He was 58. Troy was born July 17, 1954, in Dover, Delaware to Iley Grayson Tickle and Loretta Blanche Cole. He grew up and attended school in Redmond, Oregon. Most of his working life he was a self employed automotive mechanic.

Troy was a great artist, especially with charcoal and pencil. He also enjoyed mechanical tinkering & wrenching. He will be missed! He is survived by his daughters, Tori Tickle and Wendy Byers; 3 grandchildren; brothers, Iley, William and Jim; and sisters, Jane and Bonnie. He is preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, John.

Donations to assist with funeral expenses are welcomed and appreciated.

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Arrangements are entrusted to Whiteside Family Mortuary in Elma.