Stephen Edward Mitchell, 84, of Pulaski, departed his earthly life to live forever in Heaven on Oct. 20th 2019. He was born Dec. 9th 1934 and was preceded by his parents, Cletus “Jack” Mitchell and “Mabel” Agnes Welch Mitchell and a Sister, Arbutus Damron Gray. Steve retired from the Virginia Department of Transportation after 37 years of service.
Left to cherish his memory is the love of his life, Beatrice L. Mitchell with whom he was married for 61 years. Son, Terry and wife Terri. Daughters, Jo-Ann Akers and Gayle Mitchell. Steve had 5 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren, Stephen, Matt, Gary, Kellen, Darby, Noah, Teagan, Matthew and Ayanna. He is also survived by many other relatives and friends, including several special Nieces and Nephews.
The Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 PM Wednesday evening Oct. 23rd with the funeral service to follow at 7 PM in the Stevens Funeral Home Chapel. A Graveside service will follow on Thursday morning at 11 AM in the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.
The Family extends special thanks to Kathi, Meredith and Nick from Kindred Nursing in Christiansburg. Also, a special thanks to the nurses and staff at New Century Hospice in Wytheville, VA. Flowers are appreciated but donations can be made to the Humane Society in Steve’s memory. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.