Monday, May 21, 2012

Don Mitchell Passes Away May 16 2012


Don Mitchell, 72, of Mackay, Idaho, formerly of Pocatello, Idaho passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2012. He is the fourth son to William and Martha Mitchell, born January 8, 1940 in Prestonsburg,  Kentucky. When Don was 2 years old his parents moved to Pocatello, Idaho where Don grew up and attended schools, including Pocatello High School. He worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for 35 years.

Don was an avid sportsman and loved the outdoors. As a youngster he loved to play baseball. Later in life he also tried his luck at riding bucking horses and then on to riding motorcycles and snowmobiles. He also loved hunting and fishing with his brothers.

He is survived by three sons: Tom, Don (Lutuicia) and Ron (Glenda) Mitchell; 12 grandchildren; 2 brothers, Clinon (Shanna) Mitchell and Curitis Mitchell; one sister, Mary (Steve) Bowman; and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his beloved Patsy. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jacki; his parents and by two brothers and a sister. 

We love you very much Don and we mis you already. HAPPY TRAILS OLD PAL!

Viewing  1-1:45 PM Monday, May 21, 2012 at Wilks Funeral Home, 211 W. Chubbuck Road, Chubbuck, ID 83202
Funeral Service 2 PM Monday May 21 2012 Wilks Funeral Home
Interment 3:30 PM Monday May 21 2012 Mountain View Cemetery, 1520 So. 5th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201 

2 comments:

  1. TERESA AND RANDYMay 22, 2012 at 6:33 AM

    WE WILL MISS YOU VERY MUCH UNCLE DON MACKAY ISNT GOING TO BE THE SAME YOU ARE ALWAYS IN MY HEART THANKS FOR THE HUG

    THANKS JUDY FOR POSTING THIS

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  2. Yes, Mackay will miss Don very much. Sympathies to the families. jm

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