R. "Mickey" Gorman
March 14, 1950 - September 6, 2021
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Celtic Ray Public House
145 E. Marion Avenue
Punta Gorda, Florida 33950
Saturday 11/6, 12:00 pm

There will be a Celebration of Life for Mickey at 12 noon on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at the Celtic Ray Public House located at 145 E. Marion Avenue in Punta Gorda, Florida. A Celebration of Life will also be held in Northern Virginia on a date in March to be announced.  Please return to this tribute page for updated date, time and location.

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Richard Patrick Michael Gorman, 71, of Port Charlotte, FL, passed away on September 6, 2021, at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He was known as R. Mickey Gorman or Mickey Gorman to his friends and colleagues.  Mickey was born on March 14, 1950, in Georgetown, Washington DC to Marge and J.R. “Pat” Gorman. He attended Walt Whitman…

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Stacie Gorman left a message on October 4, 2021:
Our father was an amazing man. I am so blessed to have had him to guide me and push me. He taught me to be a great person. Not trying to sound self centered in saying that, but for those who knew him, you will understand. Our father was a man who tried to help everyone around him succeed. He always told me, if you help others, and put good into the world, it comes back. It is amazing to see how many people he helped just in the posts I saw online. My father believed in people … he believed that everyone can succeed. He believed in me, and I became “his lawyer.” My father was an amazing man, a “CANE”, a true friend, of me and many others, who I hope to have the pleasure of meeting. I hope that everyone can make it to his celebrations, but, I understand that these are tough times in which we live in. Please know that he loved every one of his family, brothers (Sigma Chi) and friends. I heard it so much throughout my life. H
Jack Conn left a message on September 12, 2021:
Mickey and I were Sigma Chi Brothers at Miami. He was a very talented and fun guy who always entertained us and made us laugh! When my wife of 50 years now and I got married, Mickey was there along with many other Brothers and friends. I've attached a couple of pictures, one is the Miami IBIS yearbook from 1971, and the other is one when Mickey came to dinner at our house in Sweetwater and fell in love with our young Irish Setter Kelly. Mickey, you left us too soon, and John, Dave, Pete, and I are pissed that you didn't ask us 1st.
JAMES P MARSHALL left a message on September 11, 2021:
So sorry to learn of Mickey's passing. Toughts and prayers from the Marshall Family.
Cherrene left a message on September 11, 2021:
My Soulmate is no longer tethered to his Earthsuit and i am so happy for him and also a bit selfishly sad that i can no longer give him a Hug... Love you always
Cherrene left a message on September 11, 2021:
My Soulmate is no longer tethered to his Earthsuit and i am so happy for him and also a bit selfishly sad that i can no longer give him a Hug... Love you always
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Jennifer ONeill left a message on September 11, 2021:
RIP Mickey, you brought so much life & joy to each life you touched one way or another. You always saw the good in what we thought was a bad day, and for that I thank you for showing me a different side to life. I love you with all my heart god speed R.I.P. my dear friend xoxoxo. Jen
Marc Anthony left a message on September 11, 2021:
Mickey and I had many great times on the golf course. I am sad to read this message. Marc Anthony
Cynthia left a message on September 10, 2021:
I met Mickey through my sister Cherrene back in 2012. I loved his love of life and always smiling. We had a pool party at my sisters place in Venice that year and sitting at the table in the backyard his lighter blew up and scared the heck out of us. I will remember his smile, and his big heart. He’s at peace and flying with the angels now. Love you Mickey soar high my friend.
Pete Einstein left a message on September 10, 2021:
Mickey was a Sigma Chi brother at U of M & we were bandmates, along with John Arminio, another Sigma Chi alum - some at Miami - and a summer between sessions in a group called "Cisum," ("music spelled backwards). Years after graduation, my wife & I were at an Amway conference in MD & there was Mickey! we reconnected at that time & stayed in touch via Facebook for years after. Love you Bongo Mickey. In Hoc.
Kristi (Gorman) Brinkley left a message on September 9, 2021:
Dad, I'm going to miss our adventures. It was more then being shipped to Florida to visit the grandparents. It was dad showing up to come jump in the pool with us. To drive us back home with stops at Disney World and South of the Border, to grab a few things;)" along the way. Getting me on roller coasters I was too scared to ride. It was scary stories during sleep overs and inappropriate jokes as we got older. You gave us your extroverted personality, your strength, and your sense of humor that some would say was a hindrance at points but I never cared.:) I will miss you so much. Who am i going to race to Pinch Punch on the first of the month anymore or celebrate Pi day with? Talk about the newest or old Stephen King books with? Go to ocean City play pinball and eat Thrasher's fries with?Don't worry Joe volunteered to help with this one. :) Well a lot of discussion about all your nicknames these past few days. So glad I dont have to worry too much about that because, in the end, Im one of the few people who got to call you Dad. Bye-Cycle
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