Michael William Kohler, 71, passed away with his family by his side on Thursday, January 30, 2020 in Virginia Beach. Michael was born in New York. He retired from the US Navy as a Chief Petty Officer, he also served during the Vietnam War in his 20 years of service to his country. After his honored military service, he went and became a manager of various retail stores. He is survived by his wife, Alice Kohler; children, Christopher Kohler, Michele Kohler, Anthony Stansberry, and Eric Crump. Michael also has 5 grandchildren. In his spare time, Michael enjoyed spending time with his family, watching Nascar racing, wrestling and fishing. Services will be private.