A lifelong resident of Elyria, and a graduate of Elyria High School and a veteran of the United States Army, Mr. Mitchell enjoyed basketball, and walking.
He will be sadly missed by his brothers, Roy L. Mitchell of Ocoee Florida, William Breland and Phillip Fitzpatrick, and a host of other relatives.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Missouri Powell; grandmother, Sarah Hunt; uncle, James Burkes; and other relatives.
Friends may call Wednesday, January 9, 2013, from 9:30 A.M., until time of services at 10 A.M., in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, 127 W. Bridge St., Elyria. Burial will follow in the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, in Rittman Ohio.