James Mitchell

Obituary of James Louis Mitchell

Per the family's request, we ask you to respectfully wear a mask upon entering the building. James Louis Mitchell, age 81, was born on April 16, 1939 to Louis Tallmadge Mitchell and Katherine Louise Adams Mitchell in Rolla, MO. He passed away on December 9, 2020 at his home in Licking, MO. James was married to Janett Laverne Willson on April 24, 1964 in Houston MO. To this union two sons were born: Mark Willson Mitchell and Michael James Mitchell. James is survived by his wife, Janet, of the home; two sons, Mark and his wife Melissa of Licking, MO and Michael and his wife, Molinda of Waynesville, MO; four grandchildren, Evan, Katelyn, Bryan, and Allan; a nephew Ken Martin and his wife Dorina-Bunny Mickle Martin of Folsom, CA; along with other extended family members. James was preceded in death by his parents, Louis Tallmadge Mitchell and Katherine Louise Adams Mitchell; sister, Betty Lou Mitchell Martin; brother-in-law, Harry Martin; and nephew, Gary Martin. James attended Licking public school and graduated in 1957. He then attended Arkansas State Junior College in 1958 and played basketball. James worked for Tucker Dairy in Rolla MO until being drafted into the US Army and served from 1962-1964. James gained employment at Intercounty Electric in 1964, where he worked for 33 years and retired in 1997. James liked to fish and hunt, enjoyed woodworking, spending time with family and grandchildren, and reading, especially American History and Westerns. The family has requested that donations be made to the Shafer Cemetery or the Fair Haven Children’s Home, in Strafford, MO in lieu of flowers.
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Saturday
12
December

Visitation

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Saturday, December 12, 2020
Fox Chapel
128 S Main St
Licking, Missouri, United States
573-674-2293
Saturday
12
December

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Saturday, December 12, 2020
Fox Chapel
128 S Main St
Licking, Missouri, United States
573-674-2293
Saturday
12
December

Interment

2:15 pm
Saturday, December 12, 2020
Shafer Cemetery
Shafer Rd
Licking, Missouri, United States
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