Robert L. Mitchell, 84, of Newark, died at 5:20 P.M. Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Licking Memorial Hospital emergency room, Newark. He was born January 21, 1934, in Dexter City, a son of the late Charles A. and Mildred L. Fouss Mitchell. He worked as a service station attendant for 25 years and Redwood Motors as a salesman for 12 years. Bob was a U.S. Army Veteran and a member of American Legion Post 29.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Ann (Thomas) Mitchell, whom he married October 1, 1960; a daughter, Gena (William) Thomas; two sons, Monty (Lisa) Mitchell and James Brady Mitchell; a step-son, Thomas (Cathy) Haynes; eight grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren; three brothers, Bernard E. (Kay) Mitchell, Raymond D. (Karen) Mitchell and George E. (Linda) Mitchell.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Morrison.
Friends and family may call from 2-5 P.M. on Sunday January 13, 2019 at BOLIN-DIERKES FUNERAL HOME, 1271 BLUE AVENUE, ZANESVILLE where services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday January 14, 2019. Burial will follow at South Olive Cemetery, Caldwell.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post 29, 27 South Third Street, Zanesville, Ohio 43701.
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