David D. Mitchell
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CHILLICOTHE: David D. Mitchell, 53, of Chillicothe, died 1:49 p.m. Saturday, February 15, 2014 at his residence unexpectedly.
He was born August 18, 1960, in Ross County, to David W. and Viola L. Colburn Mitchell. On May 30, 1981, he married the former Cindy Kellough who survives. They were happily married for 32 years.
Also surviving are children, Mindy (Bradley) Buskirk and Kelsey Mitchell and fiance Ronnie Carroll, Jr., all of Chillicothe. Dave's most important role, as he had many, was spent as "Pap" to his 3 year old grandson, Kaden Buskirk. Kaden was Dave's pride and Joy! Also surviving are his mother and very close stepfather, Viola and Melvin Bowers, of South Shore, KY; a sister and brother-in-law, Pam and Barry McNichols, of Chillicothe; a niece, Tamela Kuntz; a nephew, Scott McNichols; great nieces, Sommer and Winter Kuntz; extended family, Billy (Carol) Mitchell, Sue (Keith) Johnson and Leatha Wisecup; and his many friends who were like "family" to Dave. He was predeceased by his father, David W. and his mentor and friend for 32 years, Robert "Bob" Hamm.
David worked for Hamm Properties. Most recently, Dave and Cindy pursued their dream of owning a Florida vacation home. Dave will always be remembered for his warm personality, kindness and generosity.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 19, 2014 in the WARE FUNERAL HOME with Pastor John Hocker officiating. Friends may call at Ware's from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions for his grandchildren's college fund be sent to his wife, Cindy Mitchell.
You may sign his online register at www.warefh.com
Ware Funeral Home
121 West Second Street Chillicothe, OH 45601
Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on Feb. 17, 2014