Friday, July 28, 2017

Robert E. Mitchell (July 24, 2017)

Robert E. Mitchell, age 85, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017 at 8:55 PM at Hospice of Dayton. He was born on June 13, 1932 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Jobe & Ethel (Alexander) Mitchell.

He is survived by his son and daughter in law, Tim & Collette Mitchell of Greenville; daughters and sons in law, Gena & Bill Hoyt of Greenville, Brenda & Randy Brasher of Florida and Sheree Boyd of Tipp City; 12 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; brothers and sisters in law, Richard & Linda Mitchell of Tennessee and Jim & Margaret Mitchell of Greenville; sisters, JoAnn Cecil and Barbara Young both of Troy; companion, Ida Wright of Brookville; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his son, Daniel Lee Mitchell.

Robert was a member of the United States Navy serving in the Korean War. He was the owner and operator of Superior Soft Water and a member of the VFW in Greenville. He loved fishing, playing cards and woodworking.

Family will receive friends on Friday, July 28, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. There will be a military service conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard on Friday at 11:45 AM at the funeral home. There will be no burial following the service.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Care. Condolence for the family may be sent through