Michael William Proch, age 55, of Mena passed away December 30th, 2018 in Plano, Texas. He was born July 23rd, 1963 to his mother Helen Proch and late father John Proch. His parents were born in Michigan and later raised their family in the Dallas, Texas area. Mike was born and raised in Dallas later moving to Arkansas with his wife to raise his family. He was preceded in death by his father and wife, Rose Proch.
Mike was a comedic soul who cared greatly for his family and friends. He was a hard worker who provided for his family. He loved the outdoors and spent a lot of time fishing and hunting. He loved classic vehicles and motorcycle and enjoyed riding. He enjoyed the fall and watching the trees change colors, his favorite time of the year.
Mike is survived by his children Michael and Rachel Proch, and stepchildren Matthew Anderson and Gwyn Gayler. Grandchildren Heidi Wells, Ross Wells, Kristen Trulock, Patrick Trulock, Bradley Trulock, and Cole Davis. Great grandchildren Maci Smith and Atticus Davis. Siblings John David Proch, Tom Proch, Robert Proch, Katie Burnett, Susan Corbett, and Mary Ruhala, all from the Texas area. Mike had countless other relatives and friends who care for him greatly.
Family will hold a celebration of life and memorial to be announced at a later date.