Frank H. Mitchell, 88


Frank H. Mitchell, 88, of Lewes, Del., passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes.

Mitchell was born in Laurel, Del, on Feb. 2, 1918, to the late Charles and Amelia (Massey) Mitchell. He was the farm manager for J.G. Townsends Jr. & Co. in Georgetown from 1940 to 1995. Mitchell was a loving and devoted family man.

Frank “Pop-Pop” Mitchell is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Myrtle (Coverdale) Mitchell; sons, Marvin James Mitchell and F. Wayne Mitchell; three daughters, Joyce Elizabeth Blades, Doris Mae Mitchell and Joan Mitchell Reed; 11 grandchildren, Marvin James Mitchell Jr., Tricia Leigh Sutton, Frank Wayne Mitchell II, Kristin Lynne Joseph, Donald Rodney Evans IV, Robert Nathaniel Evans, Michelle Elizabeth Woods, Stephen Michael Bunting II, Ryan Mitchell Bunting, Bradford Elliot Reed, and Bryan Edward Reed; five great-grandchildren, Madison Elizabeth Mitchell, Natalie Nicole Evans, Gage Brian Joseph, Lydia Elizabeth Woods and Tyler Chase Mitchell; a brother Hallie Mitchell and a sister Doris Angstadt.

Funeral services were scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, Long Neck Rd., Millsboro. Interment will be held at Henlopen Memorial Park near Milton.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions in Mitchell’s name to Beebe Medical Center E.R. or Intensive Care Unit, 424 Savannah Rd., Lewes, DE 19958.