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Richard "Dick" Mitchell

October 8, 1934 - May 28, 2020

U.S. Veteran

Honoring Dick’s wishes, he will be cremated. A private family memorial will be held at a later date.

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Richard “Dick” Mitchell, 85, of Clarksburg, a loving and devoted husband, father, grandad and great grandad, passed away on May 28, 2020 surrounded by his loved ones.


Dick is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary Lou Morris Mitchell; his children, Mary Ann (John) Janicki, Susie (Chris) Krug, Richard Mitchell, II, Daniel (Donna Baldini) Mitchell, Lora Secret and companion Chuck Kersting, Jayne Mitchell and companion John Herbig, and son-in-law Kevin Page; 12 grandchildren, Joanna (Ryan) Coster, Jessica (Tony) Williams, Jordan Mitchell, Dru Mitchell, Sarah (Jake) Willis, Bailey Page, Rachel Krug, Mary Claire Page, Alex Jayne Secret, Grace Krug, Jack Mitchell and Emma Mitchell; three great grandchildren, Cooper and Olivia Williams and Cameran Coster; three nephews, Harry (Rhonda) Mitchell, Tom (Debbie) Cobb and Gary Cobb; and several great nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by one daughter, Julia Page; and one grandson, Kevin Mitchell Page.


Richard “Dick” was the youngest son of eleven children born to the late Doc and Pearl Mitchell. Preceding him are siblings Harry “Bud” Mitchell, Elmer Mitchell, Opal, Betty, Jean and Mary Mitchell, Dudy Kerns, Helen Peters, Kate Brady, and Virginia Colbert; nieces, Patricia Mitchell and Judy Cobb; and nephew, Gene Cobb.


Dick was a 1953 graduate of Washington Irving High School and was United State Marine Veteran having served during the Korean War and also served in the Air Force, for a combined 8 years. He was employed by Central Dental Lab for over 35 years. Dick loved watching his children and grandchildren grow and enjoyed facetiming with his great grandchildren. He loved hunting on his family’s land, fishing and bird watching. His greatest joy was to do little, secret things, to make everyone happy.


Honoring Dick’s wishes, he will be cremated. A private family memorial will be held at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in his memory to the Roy E. Parrish Post No. 13 American Legion Clarksburg, 270 E. Main Street, Clarksburg WV 236301.


Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at A service of Amos Carvelli Funeral Home



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