Bobby Mitchell (1934 - 2014)

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Bobby J. Mitchell

Bobby J. Mitchell, age 80 of Smyrna, TN, went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 18, 2014.

A native of Hickory, NC, he was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Effie Lutz Mitchell; one brother and two sisters.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Brother Jimmy Jernigan will officiate.

Mr. Mitchell is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Rae Brittain Mitchell; son, Rick Mitchell and his wife Sheila of Smyrna; two grandchildren, Ryan Mitchell and April Defore, both of Smyrna; and a brother, Bill Mitchell of Las Vegas, NV.

Mr. Mitchell was a member of Giles Greek Baptist Church. He was a retired Supervisor over the Tool & Die Department at Greer Stop-Nut. Mr. Mitchell enjoyed playing gospel music and had a passion for custom building steel guitars.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the (1101 Kermit Dr., #201, Nashville, TN 37217); or to (262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105).

Woodfin Chapel in Smyrna is in charge of the arrangements, (615) 459-3254.

Online condolences can be made at

Funeral Home
Woodfin Chapel - Smyrna
203 N. Lowry Street  Smyrna, TN 37167
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Daily News Journal on July 19, 2014
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