Marvin Lee Mitchell of Delta County died Sunday, April 29, 2012, at San Juan Living Center in Montrose. He was 79.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, May 5, at 10 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Hotchkiss, with graveside services by Black Canyon VFW Post #9333.
Mr. Mitchell was born April 27, 1933, in Hotchkiss, to Melvin and Ada (Lynch) Mitchell. He spent his childhood and attended school in Hotchkiss.
He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
Mr. Mitchell married Mary Lou (Wilcox) Davis on March 19, 1957, in Delta. The marriage ended in divorce.
He lived in Hotchkiss, Montrose, Gunnison, Thompson, Utah, and Grand Junction, before moving to Delta in 1992. He was a retired barber, farmer and rancher. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors. He was a member of Hotchkiss Elks Lodge #1807, Moose Lodge #270 in Grand Junction, and Black Canyon VFW Post #9333 in Hotchkiss.
Mr. Mitchell is survived by two sons, Garth Mitchell and James Mitchell and his wife Nancy Cook-Mitchell, all of Montrose; two daughters, Barbara Bourke and her husband Michael of Montrose, and Connie Hranchak of Aurora; two sisters, Marie Bond of Montrose, and Myrna Meek of Crawford; and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Melvin Mitchell and Merle Mitchell; and one sister, Carolyn Clonts.
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