MT. STERLING - John Mitchem, 91, of South Solon, died Monday, June 9, 2014 at Darby Glenn Nursing Home in Hilliard.
He was born Dec. 7, 1922 in Tazewell County, Virginia. He was the son of the late John E. and Barbara (Nippers) Mitchem.
Also preceding him in death was his loving wife of 71 years, Nancy Elizabeth Mitchem (1-12-2014); several brothers and sisters.
He is survived by children, John (Virginia) Mitchem, Steve (Nancy) Mitchem, Debbie (Tom) Montesanti, Nancy (Michael) Wood, David (Emily) Mitchem, Brian (Lisa) Mitchem; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Helen Odam and Sadie Sluss.
All are welcome to attend a Graveside service at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Range Township Cemetery in Sedalia. Rev. Dan Bell officiating. The Fayette County Honor Guard will perform a military service for the World War II Army
veteran. The family is being served by the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 331 W. Main St., Mt. Sterling.
Online condolences to www.tiddfuneralservices.com.