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Richard Arvin Mitchell

June 13, 1938 November 4, 2018
Richard Arvin  Mitchell
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Obituary for Richard Arvin Mitchell

Richard Arvin Mitchell, 80, of Elizabethtown, KY, died Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Thomas Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore, KY.

SSG Mitchell retired from the US Army, he was a three tour veteran of Vietnam. He also retired from civil service. He was a Kentucky Colonel, a lifetime member of the DAV and a game warden for Ft. Knox. His biggest joy is his great granddaughter Alyssa Speaks.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rita J. Mitchell; parents, Dennis O. and Mary E. Vowles Mitchell, Brothers, Robert A., James E., Dennis Ray and Michael Mitchell; a sister, Mildred Bone, and his grandparents, Michael and Nettie Vowels.

He is survived by his two children, Joyce Batson of The Colony, TX and Richard Mitchell of IN; five grandchildren, Mary and her husband Gene Speaks of McKee, KY, Mark Guldice of Elizabethtown, KY, James Mitchell of The Colony, TX, Joshua Batson of The Colony, TX and Jennifer and her husband Ted Rowe of Austin, TX; eight great grandchildren including his special great granddaughter, Alyssa Speaks of KY and three sisters, Mary Rose and her husband Harvey Longley of Virginia Beach, VA, Janet and her husband Scott Voland of IN and Margaret Shoemaker Dexter of MI.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 9, 2018 at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff, KY. Burial will follow in North Hardin Memorial Gardens in Radcliff with military honors.

Visitation will be on Thursday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Friday after 12:00 noon at the funeral home.


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Visitation

Thursday

8

Nov

6:00 PM 11/8/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/8/2018 8:00:00 PM
Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Radcliff

2072 S. Dixie Blvd.
Radcliff, KY 40160

Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Radcliff
2072 S. Dixie Blvd. Radcliff 40160 KY
United States

Visitation

Friday

9

Nov

12:00 PM 11/9/2018 12:00:00 PM
Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Radcliff

2072 S. Dixie Blvd.
Radcliff, KY 40160

Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Radcliff
2072 S. Dixie Blvd. Radcliff 40160 KY
United States

Service

Friday

9

Nov

1:00 PM 11/9/2018 1:00:00 PM
Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Radcliff

2072 S. Dixie Blvd.
Radcliff, KY 40160

Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Radcliff
2072 S. Dixie Blvd. Radcliff 40160 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

North Hardin Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

1100 South Logsdon Pkwy
Radcliff, KY 40160

1100 South Logsdon Pkwy Radcliff 40160 KY
United States
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