Charles R. ‘Chuck’ Mitchell

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Charles R. “Chuck” Mitchell, 69, of Slater, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater.

Memorial services will be Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at noon at First Baptist Church in Slater, with Terry Jordan officiating. Memorials are suggested to the Community Cancer Center in care of Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.

Born Jan. 29, 1949, in Boonville, he was the son of the late Harley Mitchell and Rita Barker Mitchell, who survives of Marshall. On Aug. 17, 1974, in Slater, he married Mary Kathleen “Kit” Lewis, and she survives of the home. Mr. Mitchell was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, and a member of the American Legion Post No. 78 and the V.F.W. Post No. 4367, both in Slater. He was a heavy equipment mechanic for Gerigun Construction Co. until his retirement.

Also surviving is a brother, Dale Mitchell of Sherman, Texas; two sisters, Debbie Mitchell of Warsaw, and Dana Brown of Surprise, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Carol Mitchell.