Fred Mitchell Jr., 86, of Bloomfield, passed away at 7 a.m. Monday, March 14, 2005 at his residence.
Born Aug. 9, 1918 in Greene County, he was the son of Fred Sr. and Lillian M. (George) Mitchell. He was married to Bertha L. (McElroy) Mitchell.
He was a World War II Army veteran and had retired from Crane NWSC as a supervisor of receiving. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield.
Survivors include: his wife Bertha of Bloomfield; three daughters, Ethel Mae Storm of Midland, Barbara L. and her husband Doug Frye of Bloomfield, and Anna Kaye and her husband Doil Craig of Bloomfield; five grandchildren, Robin A. Hoskins, Robert A. Storm II, Marcy D. Frye, Megan D. Frye, and Kristi L. Vester; four great-grandsons; two great-granddaughters; two great-great granddaughters; and one nephew John Tilford.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Elizabeth Tilford, and a son-in-law Robert A. Storm.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home, Bloomfield with the Rev. Brent Meyer officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery, Bloomfield. Graveside service will be conducted by the American Legion Post 196.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today, and one hour prior to the service Thursday at the funeral home.