Eugene Mitchell, son of the late Frank E. Mitchell and Inez Wilson Mitchell, was born on July 12, 1942, in Dexter and died at his residence in rural Essex on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at the age of 62.
Mr. Mitchell was a self-employed dump truck operator and a member of the Essex Church of Christ.
He was united in marriage to Trish Tolbert on Dec. 8, 1973. Mrs. Mitchell survives of the home in Essex.
Besides his wife, other survivors include three sons, Todd Mitchell at Rowlett, Texas, Jerrod Mitchell of Advance, and Kyle Mitchell of Essex; one daughter, Stacy Freeman of Essex; three sisters, Linda Dewitt of Essex, Faye Hutchison of Grayridge, and Barbara Fowler of Bloomfield; and five grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, 2004, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter with Herman Morse officiating.
Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.