Michael Barrett McIver

May 5, 1950 - May 9, 2021

Michael Barrett McIver, 71, of Fort Myers, FL, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2021 in Hope Hospice Cape Coral after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Mike was born May 5, 1950 in Baltimore, MD to Bruce “Mac” and Audrey McIver, now deceased.  The family moved to Fort Myers a few months later.

Mike grew up playing baseball and football and graduated with the Class of 1968 from Fort Myers High School. After earning his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida, he went on to earn his J.D. degree from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in 1977 and was admitted to The Florida Bar.

Mike was a faithful Christian and a Deacon at First Baptist Church for many years. He had a passion for golf, made many friends on the golf course and played as long as he was able to. He loved his Florida Gators. He was a partner at Aloia, Dudley, Roosa, Sutton, McIver and Burandt for many years. He was a member of the Edison Pageant of Light.

Mike enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. Living in the Fort Myers area most of his life, he kept in touch with many friends he made over the years, especially enjoying meeting with the “Wednesday Breakfast Club.”

He is survived by four loving children, Kelly McIver Planthaber (Johnathan) of Cape Coral, Barrett McIver (Rosie) of Fort Myers, Emily McIver of Fort Myers, and Tyler McIver (Rebecca) of Cape Coral; four siblings, William McIver (Sheryl) of Cape Coral, Bruce McIver (Linda) of Talking Rock, GA, Katherine McIver Hunt (Jeff) of Alva, FL and Robert McIver (Donna) of Cape Coral; as well as six grandchildren, Michael Ferrando, Madelyn Planthaber, Zackary McIver, Macy Planthaber, Brooklyn Alvarado and Samantha McIver.

Memorial Services will be held at 10:00 am Friday, May 21,2021, at The Colonial Chapel at Fort Myers Christian School., 1550 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33919.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Michael Barrett McIver may be made to the charity of your choice.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Jim Ruth May 11, 2021 at 9:09 pm

    Praying for your family …….. so sorry for your loss …….. but heaven’s gain.

  2. Ron and Gail Uzzell May 12, 2021 at 10:33 am

    Mike was such a nice person to know. We’ll remember him with love. Please know you and the family are in our thoughts and in our hearts. Wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Love, Ron and Gail

  3. Jan Padgett May 12, 2021 at 10:48 am

    Mike you will be missed ..your beautiful children cary your legacy..see you in Heaven

  4. Nona Nychyk May 12, 2021 at 12:28 pm

    Praying for your dear family! Asking our great, good God to give you peace and comfort and joy as you come together to remember the blessing Mike was to you all. Thanking God for our sure and certain hope in Jesus Christ!! Enjoy Heaven, dear Mike!!

  5. Lue and Glen May 12, 2021 at 9:39 pm

    So sorry for your family’s loss. May fond memories bring you peace.

  6. Gale R White May 13, 2021 at 8:16 am

    Mike was a wonderful, Christian person. He leaves many wonderful memories of his kindness and caring. Sending peace and love to all who new him and loved him.

  7. Landis gallman May 14, 2021 at 12:31 am

    My heart is heavy, Mike was a great friend and gentlemen to all! I am blessed to have been his friend for many years. He will alway have a place in my heart! Sending love and prayers to his family ! 🙏❤️

  8. Denby Smothers May 15, 2021 at 3:36 pm

    Always had a big smile and a hug! A dear person in every way. Heartfelt prayers for him to all of the family.

  9. Theresa Clements May 15, 2021 at 6:05 pm

    So very sorry for your family’s loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Theresa Tarantino Clements and family.

  10. Kathy Go ttschalk May 18, 2021 at 2:38 pm

    Mike you will be missed. I enjoyed all of our conversations on break. You are a wonderful man and great Father and Grandfather. My Prayers are with you and may you find peace. Kathy Gottschalk

  11. Susan Garrison May 19, 2021 at 12:37 pm

    Our hearts have been with the family since Mike fell ill. He fought his illness with hope and dignity and set an example of faith for all of us. He was known and loved by many people, and he will surely be missed. Hopefully the sweet memories of Mike will bring comfort to all who knew and loved him.
    Peace and love.
    From the Garrison family

  12. Mahlan Houghton May 21, 2021 at 11:55 am

    Mike was a great person and friend to many. He always made himself available to help anyone in need and always had good ideas to solve problems for other people. He had a great laugh and always had a great story to tell! We were all blessed by his life . He will be missed by all of us!

  13. Linda Kandel May 21, 2021 at 12:17 pm

    Mike was a very kind and good man, a great dad, and a wonderful pop-pop to his grandkids!!
    May his memories always be a treasure 💕💕✨✨✨✨

  14. Beverly Jones May 24, 2021 at 10:36 pm

    I’ve known Mike since I was a little girl, he grew up with my brothers and played baseball with them. He lived one street over from where I grew up. His mother and father were such wonderful people. Mike is with them now! Sending prayers for the family. RIP Mike, we will all miss you and your smile. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  15. Beverly (Phillippe) Jones May 24, 2021 at 10:42 pm

    I’ve known Mike since I was a little girl, he grew up with my brothers and played baseball with them. He lived one street over from where I grew up. His mother and father were such wonderful people. Mike is with them now! Sending prayers for the family. RIP Mike, we will all miss you and your smile. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  16. Bill Jones Jun 8, 2021 at 8:59 pm

    Sorry to hear about Mike’s passing. Spent many hours on the baseball field with Mike. May God bless him and his family.. Bill Jones FMHS Class of 1969.

  17. Martha Houghton Brookshire Sep 24, 2021 at 3:09 pm

    Mike was a gentle soul & caring friend. I just learned of his passing. My heart goes out to all of the family. Love to all of u. He will be greatly missed. ♥️martha

  18. Kay and David Higgins Oct 12, 2021 at 3:02 pm

    I’m so sorry we are just now learning of Mike’s passing. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to the children, grandchildren and siblings. We have wonderful memories of great times together. He will be so missed by many but Heaven rejoices to have him there.

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