In Memory Of

George Phydias Mitchell

1919 - 2013

Guest Book

valenda newell

November 11, 2016 | Indianapolis, IN

November 14, 2014

Interested in and capable of so much, he was a true entrepreneur and visionary, but most of all he was truly an intellectual caring about the unknown ---in the classical Greek tradition. He was my mentor and friend! He leaves such a wonderful legacy! Skip Porter

November 24, 2013 | Texas

A few months after parents have left, it seems more difficult to beleive that they are not present to hug or to answer your questions. But they are present in the great visible gifts that they gave to Houston and Galveston. Their historic preservation work in Galveston impacted so many lives of people of all ages. Several years ago, I remember talking with your father on the phone, telling him about our challenge of trying to save the National Register Historic District of Freedmen's...

September 18, 2013

I had the opportunity to meet your father on several occasions and as you well know, he was a most generous man. His and his wife's contributions to the Houston/Galveston and the world are remarkable. I enjoyed your obituary very much and it is obvious that you understood your parents well. May the Lord bless and keep you, Respectfully submitted, Arly Nelson, Retired Professor, MD Anderson Cancer Cntr.

September 17, 2013

Our deepest sympathy to the family of Mr. George Mitchell. I'll never forget that joyous glow he had when my band played "Just A Closer Walk With Thee" for him every year during the Galveston Mardi Gras celebration.
Dr. Michael White and the Michael White Quartet

celia strain

September 12, 2013 | Galveston, TX

We in Galveston appreciate what Mr. Mitchell has done for us, and we will always thank him for generously sharing his life wisth us. He was down-to-earth, more than generous, and never mean-spirited or demanding to strangers or friends. Thank you, Mitchell family, for sharing him with us. Bless your hearts, and bless George's heart.

angela martin

September 10, 2013

Gig Em....

September 03, 2013 | Houston, TX

May the God of all comfort help your family to endure during this time of grief.

September 03, 2013 | Houston, TX

May the bereaved family of Mr. Mitchell, be comforted by reflecting on a time when all causes of death will be no more.


George's Obituary

George P. Mitchell, the Galveston billionaire who pioneered shale-drilling techniques that triggered a renaissance in North American oil and natural gas production, died Friday at the age of 94.

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