Russell A. Mitchell, age 67, a 20-year resident of Bullhead City, Ariz. died Friday, November 9, 2012 in Bullhead City, Ariz.
Russell was born in North Platte, Nebraska on March 8, 1945. Russell's family moved from Nebraska to California when he was six years old. He grew up in Santa Maria, California and attended Allen Hancock College, which inspired his talent for theater notes, singing and song writing.
Russell was a veteran and served in the United States Air Force
Finally becoming an author, he published his first book "The Time Healer" in May 2012. He also worked as a bartender and retired from the Tropicana in Laughlin, Nev.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carol and Glen Mitchell.
Russell is survived by his wife, Wanda E. Mitchell of Bullhead City; his son, Brandon J. Mitchell of Santa Maria, Calif.; and two grandsons, Joshua and Nathan Mitchell of Santa Maria, Calif.
A memorial service will be at high noon on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 1480 Summit Lane, Bullhead City, Ariz.