Michael Prouty, 65, of Independence, Missouri, passed away Sunday, August 22, 2010 at The University of Kansas Medical Center. 

Michael Prouty, 65, of Independence, Missouri, passed away Sunday, August 22, 2010 at The University of Kansas Medical Center.  

A memorial visitation will be from 4 - 6 p.m., Sunday, August 29, 2010, at Carson-Speaks Chapel, 1501 W. Lexington Ave., Independence.  

Mike was born March 17, 1945, in Baltimore City, Md., to James and Evelyn (Kane) Prouty. He married Paulette Marks on Aug. 9, 1966 in Las Vegas, Nev., and they moved to Missouri in the 1970s.

Mike was a self-taught motorcycle mechanic and an expert CB technician, founding Hub Cycle in Independence. Mike was a loving husband and wonderful friend and will be missed for his giving nature.  

He is survived by his wife, Paulette of 44 years; sister Lila Pennell and husband Sam; two nieces; and many friends.  

Condolences may be left for the family at www.speakschapel.com  

Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Chapel, 816-252-7900.