Celebration of Life for Joseph Eugene Mitchell, age 54, of Decatur, will be Monday, June 25, 2018, 7:00 p.m. at Beltline Church of Christ with Steve Smith officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. prior to service. Shelton Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Mr. Mitchell, who died Monday, June 18, 2018, at his residence, was born June 24, 1963, in Lawrence County, to Harvey Eugene Mitchell and Patricia Ann Bass Mitchell. He was a customer service manager for BASF.
He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia Kelley Mitchell of Decatur; one daughter, Sarah Grace Mitchell of Houston, TX; father, Gene Mitchell (Montez) of Mt. Hope; mother, Patricia Fricks (Edward) of Decatur; sister, Kim Morris (Dennis) of Priceville; two stepbrothers, Eric Farmer of Mt. Hope, and Steve Fricks of Albertville; 10 nephews and nieces, Pete Robbins, Kate Stewart, George Ulrich, Jackson Morris, Peyton Morris, Kassidy Shiflett, Zach Fricks, Caroline Fricks, Coty Farmer, and Hunter Murray; three great-nephews; and two great-nieces.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial donations be made to the Joseph Mitchell Endowed Scholarship at gofundme.com, which provides financial assistance for qualified Auburn University students.