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Robert Mitchell "Bob"

June 19, 1943 ~ May 9, 2020 (age 76)


Robert Allen Mitchell “Bob”, 76, of Jeffersonville, IN, passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Clark Memorial Hospital. Legacy Funeral Center has been entrusted with his care, and private services will be held at Walnut Ridge Cemetery. 

Bob was born on June 19, 1943 to the late Ed and Lena Mitchell. Throughout his life, he was dedicated to his faith. Bob was an Associate Pastor at Christ Gospel Church in Jeffersonville. He was devoted to spreading the good word, and was a living example of the love of God. Bob also spent his time ministering in the jail to those in need.

Along with his dedication to the church, Bob was a dedicated family man. He was a beloved husband and father, and took on the title of “Papaw” from his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bob also met many people through his time in car sales throughout Clark County and Bus Driving for the Greater Clark County School System.

Along with his parents, Bob is preceded in death by his siblings, Ed W. Mitchell, Jr., Janie Baker Mitchell, and Darlene Mitchell.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 54 years, Earlene Mitchell; children, Timothy Mitchell (Joann), Robert A. Mitchell, Jr., Angel Mitchell, Gregory Mitchell (Ammy), Christopher Edmondson (Nikki), and Cassandra Erwin; siblings, Donald Mitchell (Mary), Leonard Mitchell (Pat), Charles K. Mitchell, David L. Mitchell, Anna K. Mitchell, Gladys Buster, and Edwina Taylor (Marion); grandchildren, Timothy Jr., Kristen, Isiah, Jamal, Justin, Tiara, Isiah, Lillian, Devin, Micah, Gregory, Jr., Caden, and Colten; and a host of great-grandchildren and extended family and friends.

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