Mitchell, Sr., Ruben Berkley
MADISON – Ruben Berkley Mitchell, Sr., 100, left this earthly life Saturday, July 17, 2021, at home surrounded by his loving family. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Woodland Cemetery, Madison, NC. Military honors will be provided by the Rockingham County Honor Guard and the N.C. National Guard.
Berkley was a long-time faithful member of Eden United Methodist Church, retired from DeSoda Chemical Co, and a World War II combat veteran.
Survivors include his wife of 80 years, Hilda Roberts Mitchell; two sons Ruben Berkley Mitchell, Jr. (Betty) and John Wright Mitchell (Joni); six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren, and numerous cousins.
Memorial contributions may be made to Eden United Methodist Church Building Fund, 844 Eden Church Road, Madison, NC 27025. Colonial Funeral Home in Madison is serving the family. Online condolences may be offered at www.colonialfh.net
Colonial Funeral Home & Chapel, Inc.
127 Ellisboro Rd. Madison, NC 27025
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Published by Greensboro News & Record on Jul. 20, 2021.