Mr. Dexter Mickens

December 11, 1964 ~ October 15, 2020 (age 55)

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Dexter " Mr. Who" Mickens transitioned on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at his home in Yorktown, Virginia. Dexter was born a Virginia Native to Ruby and Eligah Mickens, but Dexter was a true Blue Devil at Heart. Dexter graduated from East Millbrook High School in Raleigh, North Carolina and later attended Alumni Central University.  He devoted 15 years of service at Design Essentials along with his business partner Daryl Cooper.  His notoriety was found in the cosmetology industry, interior design, photography and marketing management.


Dexter is survived by his loving parents, Ruby Wilson Mickens of Hampton, Virginia and Elijah Mickens, of Hartsville, South Carolina; his Godmother, Celestine Anderson, of Hampton, VA; five caring children, Devin Mickens (Arecia), of Fort Washington, MD; Danelle Mickens, of Yorktown, VA; Cherelle Loggins (Deionn), of Dallas, TX; Gabrielle M. Mickens, of Hampton, VA and Gyft Washington, of Richmond, VA. Five devoted siblings, Daryl Mickens, of Newport News, VA; Karen Mickens, of Hampton, VA; Eric Mickens, Sr., of Hampton, VA; Adrian Mickens, of Charleston, SC and Quincy Mickens, of Charlotte, NC.  Dexter will be missed by all who knew and loved him.   

Rest in Peace Dexter AKA "Mr. Who."

Viewing for Mr. Mickens will be held from 1:00p.m. until 5:00 p.m.. Friday, October 23, 2020 at C.C. Carter Funeral Home, Inc.


Services for Mr. Mickens will be  at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 24, 2020 at New Hope Baptist Church 1415 Big Bethel,  Rd. Hampton, VA. by Dr. Christopher C. Carter, Sr.


Mask are required for entry into the funeral home and the church.   Social Distancing practices will be followed.


It is the desire of the Mickens family that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers.


The family of Mr. Dexter Mickens has entrusted his final care to the staff of C.C. Carter Funeral Home, Inc.





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October 23, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
C.C. Carter Funeral Home
3314 Roanoke Ave
Newport News, VA 23607

Funeral Service
October 24, 2020

11:00 AM
New Hope Baptist Church
1415 Big Bethel Road
Hampton, VA 23666

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