Sat, 10/22/2016 - 5:00am News Staff
November 22, 1949 – October 17, 2016
Roger Mitchell, age 66, of Gatesville, passed away Monday, October 17, 2016. Graveside services were at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 20, 2016, at King Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Crosby officiating. Roger was born on November 22, 1949, in Calexico, California, to H.B. Mitchell and Velma Farpella Mitchell. He attended school in San Diego, California. Roger served in the US Army in the Vietnam War. He married Jeanne Lovell on September 19, 1971. He enjoyed bass fishing, football and woodworking. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Mary Ann Mason. Roger is survived by his wife, Jeanne Mitchell; daughter, Carolee Mitchell and husband, Christopher Palmer; son, Charles Mitchell; sister, Patsy Buckmaster and husband, Jay; and brother, Richard Mitchell and wife, Janet. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.