Carl Tyrone Mitchell was born on August 17, 1973 in Hartford, Connecticut. He entered into eternal rest on Thursday March 6, 2014 at Hartford Hospital. He was the beloved son of the late Jaunita Sims Champion and Johnny Hatten.Tyrone excelled in his studies. He attended Weaver High School where he played varsity football and varsity baseball, and graduated in 1991 as the class valedictorian. He also attended Yale University where in 1995 he earned a B.A. in English. Tyrone was most recently employed by Bank of America as H.E. Home Service Specialist ll. He was also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Those who will cherish Tyrone's memories are his children, Morgan Mitchell, Taylor Mitchell, Carl T. Mitchell Jr. and Jeffery Mitchell-Chin; his sister, Marlena L. Sims-McBride; his brother, Dr. Walter L. Champion lll; his step-sister, Nicole Champion-Riley; his step-father Walter L. Champion Jr.; uncles Levert B. Bumpers; Dr. Harvey Lee (Shari) Bumpers, Charles E. Bumpers and Scott (Evelyn) Houston. Also a sister-in-law Peju Champion and his former wife, Dawn Mitchell. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 10:00 am with a 9:00 am calling hour at Henry L. Fuqua Funeral Service 94 Granby Street, Bloomfield, Ct Burial will be at St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield, Ct www.henrylfuquafuneralservices.
Published in Hartford Courant on Mar. 13, 2014.