Obituary of Robert Mitchell II
Adrian – Robert Joseph Mitchell II, born August 27, 1942, in Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, died Monday, December 28, 2020, at his home in Adrian, Lenawee Co., Michigan, at 78 years of age with family by his side. He was the son of Robert J. Mitchell and Mildred S. (Smith) Mitchell. His siblings are Dennis Mitchell, Gerald Mitchell, and Maryann Mitchell. His parents preceded him in death. He married Shirley Ann (Jones) Mitchell on November 29, 1968, at Our Lady of Good Council Church, Plymouth, Michigan. His wife survives him. Robert and Shirley were parents to four children, Matthew Mitchell of Brownstown, Michigan, Patrick (Erika) Mitchell of Belmont, Michigan, Nathan Mitchell of Adrian, Michigan, and Jeremy (Bridget) Mitchell of Kent, WA. His children survive him. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Mira and Luna Mitchell; two step-grandchildren, McLane Wiley and Katelin (Chris) Maidman; and one great granddaughter, Penelope Maidman.
Robert graduated from Catholic Central High School, Detroit, Michigan. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Robert completed multiple years of schooling and extensive training in welding. He had been employed with Detroit Edison Co. for 33 years as a welder. He retired in 2001 at 60 years of age. His favorite pastimes were fishing, enjoying the family cabin on Houghton Lake, spending time with his family, and cutting his grass with his riding tractor. He was loved and will be missed by his family and friends.
Visitation for Robert will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, from 2-4 p.m. with a funeral service starting at 4:00 p.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian with Deacon Leonard Brown officiating. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and social distancing regulations, only a limited number of individuals will be allowed in the chapel at a time and face coverings are required. Burial will be held in Crestview Cemetery in Markey Township, Michigan.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial Contributions may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.
A private burial will be held in Crestview Cemetery in Markey Township, Michigan
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