William Ray "Bill" Mitchell

Mr. William Ray "Bill" Mitchell, 79, of Brandenburg, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Brandenburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Mr. Mitchell was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a member of First Baptist Church, where he was an inactive deacon, Fairdale Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rite.

Mr. Mitchell is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ada Ruth Ritchie Mitchell; three sons, Charles William Mitchell of Charleston, S.C., Mark Douglas (Dori) Mitchell of Elizabethtown and David Earl Mitchell of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; three grandchildren, Eric (Shelley) Tyler, Morgan Grace and Amber Taylor; two brothers, Ronald Lee Mitchell of Fairdale and Daryl Herman Niles of Flaherty; and a sister, Jacqueline Ebke of Jewelsburg, Colo.

The funeral is at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at Hager Funeral Home in Brandenburg with the Rev. Sherman Ramsey officiating. Burial follows in Garnettsville Cemetery.

Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and continues at 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 149 Lawrence St., Brandenburg, KY 40108 or Hosparus of Central Kentucky, P.O. Box 2149, Elizabethtown, KY 42702-9900.

Funeral Home

Hager Funeral Home
633 Bland Street Brandenburg, KY 40108
Published in The News-Enterprise on Jan. 3, 2014