Michael Mitchell

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Michael Mitchell

Michael David Mitchell, aged 63, of Corbin departed this life on October 24, 2018, at University of Kentucky Medical Center after a brief illness.
Michael was born in California, Kentucky, on February 15, 1955, to RJ Mitchell and Dorothy Smallwood, who preceded him in death.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Era and retired from CSX Transportation after 30 years.
He was a member of Sojourn Baptist Church on Moore Hill Avenue where he faithfully served. He was a member of Tri-County Elk Lodge and American Legion Post #88, with which he performed over 100 military funerals and served most recently as District 11 Commander. In retirement he enjoyed serving the community, traveling, riding his motorcycle, and spending time on Laurel Lake with his son.
He is survived by his loving son, Kevin Mitchell of Lexington, Kentucky; two daughters, Tara Grogan of Jacksonville, Florida, and Kelly Ellenburg of Middleburg, Florida; and three grandchildren, Katelyn Grogan of Jacksonville, William Grogan of Jacksonville, and Taylor Ellenburg, of Middleburg. He is also survived by his eight brothers and sisters, Geneva Anderson of Lexington, Angela Mitchell of Corbin, Gina Marshall of Brisbane, Australia, Bob Mitchell of Butler, Kentucky, Jerry Mitchell of California, Kentucky, Francis Ards of Stanford, Kentucky, Sue Blevins of Falmouth, Kentucky, and Jenny Endocott, of Cincinnati, Ohio, as well as a host of family and friends who mourn his passing.
A celebration of Michael's life will be held Saturday, November 3, at Sojourn Baptist Church of Moore Hill, Kentucky. Services will be officiated by Pastor Sam Moore. Military honors will be conducted by American Legion Post #88 Honor Guard of Corbin. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sojourn Baptist Church.
Published on October 31, 2018
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8 posts

my husbamd and I enjoyed talkimg with Mike he will be missed because of his smile and good nature.
Nov 08, 2018
Jatiana Stevens
Nov 07, 2018
So sorry to learn of Miles passing.
Ruby Coleman.
Nov 05, 2018
Rest In Peace. You was a good man
Annie Marsh
Nov 05, 2018
I was so sad to hear of Michael passing. He was a sweet man and I lived on his property for many many years. My heart goes out to his son. If only I heard of this sooner I would of been there. Michael you will stay in my prayers and be missed. ♡♡
Nancy Rich
Nov 04, 2018
Mike was one of my favorite people I worked with at the railroad. My sympathies to all his family.
Don Cullen
Nov 03, 2018
I remember some good times at the Railroad, sure you will be missed.
Angela Mitchell
Nov 01, 2018
Service on Sat. Nov 3 is scheduled to begin at 3pm.
Louise Sharp Harrell
Nov 01, 2018
Mike you will be missed. Everytime that Lee Roy and I had conversations with Mike we would say what a decent and smart guy just a joy to have known him.