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“May you rest in peace. ”
1 of 42 | Posted by: Joseph Washington - waldorf, MD

“I'm very sorry for your loss, yum yum was a great guy and he will be missed and remembered ”
2 of 42 | Posted by: jerome kindell(CM1) retired - SC

“My deepest condolences to your family!! Mike was a great kid. He will really be missed ”
3 of 42 | Posted by: Dennis Jacobi - Joliet, IL

“Petty Officer Hargrow, When we served together at MSRON6 in Dubai, 2010, you were always working hard at the boat maintenance shop. No matter how hot...Read More »
4 of 42 | Posted by: ETC (EXW) Thompson - Raleigh, NC

“Will miss you yum yum :( ”
5 of 42 | Posted by: bryce wanamaker - waterman, IL

“EO1, I am so sad to hear of your passing. I remember serving with you in NMCB ONE! You were always such a happy guy!! I send my sincerest...Read More »
6 of 42 | Posted by: EOCS (SCW /EXW /IDW) Alesia Stokes

“'Hargrow' I will all cherish the memory we shared as CESE department at MSRON 6 in Portsmouth Va. Thank you for keeping me on my toes shipmate....Read More »
7 of 42 | Posted by: William Miller - norfolk, VA

“I'm so sorry for the loss of a good man. ”
8 of 42 | Posted by: Billy & Tina Womack - Gulfport, MS

“Fair winds and following Seas, Yum Yum. You were a "Can Do" Seabee, and you will be missed. ”
9 of 42 | Posted by: BUCS John Woolston, USN Retired - VA

“R.I.P YUM YUM, We have the watch now. ”
10 of 42 | Posted by: Felicia Kohn (SK2 KOHN) - Ventura, CA

“You will be missed Seabee - Rest now, the watch has been relieved. ”
11 of 42 | Posted by: Mandie Forgue - fort wayne, IN

“There is a place in heaven for our Seabees! We know that the Marines guard the gate on the streets of Gold that Seabees Built! Bless you and may his...Read More »
12 of 42 | Posted by: BUC Dan McKee - Oxnard, CA

“It was nice serving with Michael and I thank him for all that he tought me ”
13 of 42 | Posted by: Katchen Tofil - Gulfport, MS

“R.I.P brother you will be missed ”
14 of 42 | Posted by: Clinton Polly Saltsman - NY

“Rest in peace brother!!! ”
15 of 42 | Posted by: Josh Wample - Gaithersburg, MA

“Bless your life lived and family left behind. Proud to have served with you in 2010. ”
16 of 42 | Posted by: En1 Casey W. Brown - san diego, CA

“EO1. Its sad to see another shipmate leave us so soon. May you rest in peace and continue to watch over your family as you did while you served...Read More »
17 of 42 | Posted by: BM1 Chris Hernandez - Chesapeake, VA

“One realizes how unfair this world is when we lose someone like Mike. Then again, it strikes you over and over with random memories and quick flashes...Read More »
18 of 42 | Posted by: Kate Mc

“RIP Yum Yum ”
19 of 42 | Posted by: Steve Ross - Glen Burnie, MD

“To a great shipmate and seabee... May you rest in peace ”
20 of 42 | Posted by: Ryan cook

“Everybody has their day, and when my day arrive we will laugh again about the old times in NMCB1. To the family sorry for your loss however, the...Read More »
21 of 42 | Posted by: Deborah a. Pearis (YN2 Johnson)

“You will be missed brother ”
22 of 42 | Posted by: Curtis Frisby - MS

“Prayers to Michael's Family and Friends Especially His Loving wife Tanya. Its never easy losing a loved one but to lose your best friend your pal...Read More »
23 of 42 | Posted by: Michelle Langschied - Sharpsburg, KY

“Sorry for the familys loss. Mike and I had the best 11 year friendship and will always truely value his presence and the memories we had together!...Read More »
24 of 42 | Posted by: Angela Crubaugh - Columbus, IN

“I'm so sorry for your loss ”
25 of 42 | Posted by: Maurice Leverett - Virginia Beach, VA

“Tanya So sorry to hear of your great loss.will be thinking of you my deepest sympathy Nancy Wheeler ”
26 of 42 | Posted by: nancy wheeler - reading, PA

“It is always a sad day when one of us goes to see the Lord. Our family will be praying your family. Sincerely, veteran seabee Kim Barton and...Read More »
27 of 42 | Posted by: Kim Barton - Perkinston, MS

“May you rest in peace and no more pain EO1. You fought hard! It was a pleasure working with you. ”
28 of 42 | Posted by: Izzy B. - Gulfport, MS - Corpsman

“Rest in peace Seabee, job well done! ”
29 of 42 | Posted by: David Sammons - Long Beach, MS

“I'm sorry for your loss. ”
30 of 42 | Posted by: Jeffrey Voelpel - St. Louis, MO

“Eo 1 you were a great man that could make anyone laugh. R.I.P brother you may be gone but you will never be forgotten.. ”
31 of 42 | Posted by: Clinton Polly Saltsman - NY

“Michael, or as I called him.. Phichol (or Phi for short) was by far the most unique, genuine, 100% giving and caring person I have ever met. Phi...Read More »
32 of 42 | Posted by: Tracie Robinson - WA

“Yum yum busy you will be missed. It was great to get to know you man. Dont have to much fun up there with out us. ”
33 of 42 | Posted by: Issak Salyer CM3 - tulsa, OK

“My memory of Yum Yum? Back in 01 when we were in Spain, this guy checks in and a little weird but a hard worker....would have to literally tell him...Read More »
34 of 42 | Posted by: Ben - Ventura, CA - brother

“Michael was a great seabee. I will always remember his happy personality. I am proud and honored to have served with him. Fair winds and following...Read More »
35 of 42 | Posted by: Matthew Cabral

“He was good friend ”
36 of 42 | Posted by: Daniel Rogers - Kingsport, TN

“Yum-Yum was my roommate during my first deployment with NMCB-1. Really cool guy, I's very saddened to see him go. Rest in Peace brother. HooRah...Read More »
37 of 42 | Posted by: BU3 Loran Martzall - Ephrata, PA

“Fair winds and following seas EO1!!! ”
38 of 42 | Posted by: EO2 Decarlo - LA - Fellow Seabee

“I remember "Yum Yum" had a funny personality, he was very easy going once he got to know you and he took pride in his job as well as being in the...Read More »
39 of 42 | Posted by: Lenatta Price - MS

“Can't say too much about him because I didn't know him personally on a one on one basis but I do remember him from NMCB One. He was always so cool...Read More »
40 of 42 | Posted by: PeeWee McClarin - Cleveland, OH

“Michael - I watched you grow up and became a very fine man. You were a loving son to your mom, Kim. Watching how proud you were in every thing that...Read More »
41 of 42 | Posted by: Evelyn Burcham - Joliet, IL

“Congratulations Superman! I still love you to the moon and back and always will XOXOXO ”
42 of 42 | Posted by: Tanya - Rockford, IL - Wife


EO1 Michael C. Hargrow, 30, of Rockford passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013, in his home surrounded by his loving family. Michael was born on April 1, 1983, in Joliet, IL, son of Kevin and Kim (Hargrow) King. He graduated from Joliet Central High School and joined the United States Navy in 2001, serving as an equipment operator and a proud Seabee. Michael loved his job and military family, who nicknamed him "Yum Yum".
Michael married Tanya Ingram on April 16, 2010 in Portsmouth, Virginia. Tanya's nickname for Michael was Superman. He was a big Chicago Bears fan. He loved music, playing his guitar, bowling, amusement parks, puzzles and video games, especially World of Warcraft.
Survivors include wife, Tanya; parents, Kevin and Kim Hargrow; grandmother, Mattie Hargrow; mother-in-law, Julie (Randy Earley) Ingram; father-in-law, Robert Ingram; brother-in-law, Robert Ingram, Jr.; sisters-in-law, Tosha and Tamara Ingram; nephew, Zarin Purifoy; nieces, Treasure Purifoy and Malayna Bell; host of aunt, uncles and cousins. Special friends, Jeremy and Wanda Cogar, Michael and Christy Hewes and children; Michael's many friends and entire military family.
Predeceased by grandparents.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Cremation Society of Illinois, 6825 Weaver Road, Rockford, IL, with visitation from 12:00 till time of service. Pastor Lynn Hargrow will officiate. Burial with Military Honors will be held following the service in Arlington Memorial Cemetery, 6202 Charles Street. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family to be determined at a later date.
Cremation Society of Illinois assisted the family.