Michael "Mikey" Resa

May 25, 1951 ~ January 11, 2021 (age 69)


Michael “Mikey” Resa, age 69, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 11, 2021 at Christus Spohn Hospital in Alice, Texas.

He was born in Hannibal, MO on May 25, 1951 to Wallace and Marilyn Capps Resa.

Michael proudly served in United States Army and enjoyed traveling all over the world. He was a member of the Sweet Freedom Motorcycle Club in Heidelberg, Germany. Michael retired from Texas A&M as a Physical Plant Accountant and in his younger years, he enjoyed playing basketball, with his brother, Stephen, brother-in-law, Mark and his uncle Kenny.

He was an avid car buff and could identify every car by sight. Mikey loved Formula 1 and Indy racing; he studied racing and knew all the racers. He also enjoyed watching cartoons with his granddaughter, Briana, who he affectionately referred to as “Bean”.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Karl Heskett; brother, Stephen Resa; and daughter-in-law, Christina Ellington.

Michael will always be remembered by his loving wife of 31 years, Kathy Resa of Corpus Christi, TX; children, Therron Heskett and Christina (Max) Pena both of Orange Grove, TX; and granddaughter, Briana “Bean” Heskett of Kingsville, TX.

Arrangements are entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, 2061 E. Main St., Alice, Texas.

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