Harold M. Mitchum Sr.

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Harold M. Mitchum, Sr.
FORT WALTON BEACH, FL - Harold M. Mitchum, a resident of Fort Walton Beach, FL passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016.
He was born to Thomas and Annie Mitchum on December 17, 1933 in Stiefeltown, SC. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. at Emerald Coast Funeral Home. The family will receive visitors one hour prior to the service. Burial services will take place at Barrancas National Cemetery and will be scheduled in November 2016, after the return of his grandson from military deployment.
Harold is survived by his former wife of 28 years, Shige. He is also survived by two sons: James (Pamela) Mitchum of Valparaiso, FL; Stephen (Jackeye) Mitchum of Albany, GA; one step-daughter, Hiroko Eubank of Jupiter, FL and one daughter-in-law, Robin Mitchum of Snellville, GA. In addition, he is survived by ten grandchildren: Christopher (Elizabeth), Amy (Chris), Jonathan, Tyler, Tanner, Nicholas, Jacob, Ethan, Ryan, and Tony. And, four great-grandchildren: Ava, Anabelle, Maela, and Leah. He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Gerald and Jimmie Mitchum; one sister, Irene Mitchell; two sons, Harold Jr., and Leon Mitchum; one son-in-law, Ricky Eubank; and his love of 25 years, Glenda Osborne.
A career in the U.S. Marine Corps had him deployed once to Korea, twice to Vietnam, and had him stationed in South Carolina, North Carolina, California, Georgia, and Okinawa Japan. He enjoyed physical fitness, playing the guitar, fishing, and sharing his vast knowledge of Okinawan IsshinRyu Karate. His legacy will be the unforgettable impact he made on the many lives he touched. His memory will be forever cherished by those fortunate enough to know him, and he will be greatly missed.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to his favorite charity, the Salvation Army.
Expressions of love and sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.emeraldcoastfuneralhome.com
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Emerald Coast Funeral Home
161 Racetrack Rd NW
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 864-3361
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on June 15, 2016
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Fort Walton Beach, FL   (850) 864-3361
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