HARRELLSVILLE, NC – Larry Collins Mitchell, age 66, passed away on February 7, 2018 at the Halifax Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Mitchell was born in Bertie County, on February 22, 1951, a son of the late James Madison and Evelyn Stallings Mitchell. Larry loved to fish and hunt, but his greatest passion was his work, as a farmer, hog farmer, and truck driver for Waters & Waters Construction. He loved his brownies and Mountain Dew and always insisted on drinking from a McDonalds cup, which is evident from the cupboards at his home. Larry was a loving and devoted family man, husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by all.
Besides his parents, Larry was preceded in death by his brother, James Edward Mitchell.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Susan Winborne Mitchell, his son, Brian Collins Mitchell and wife, Heather of Harrellsville, NC; his daughter, Shelly Mitchell Daughtrey and husband, Andy of St. John, NC; his sister, Sue Mitchell Henry and husband, Pat of Virginia Beach, VA; his grandchildren, Dillion Mitchell of Harrellsville, NC, Madelaine Mitchell and friend Ben Campbell of Water Lily, NC, Colin Daughtrey and Gabby Daughtrey of St. John, NC; and a great granddaughter, Lillian Campbell of Water Lily, NC.
The family will receive friends on Friday, February 9, 2018, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie, and other times at the home. A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at 2:00 pm, at the Harrellsville Cemetery with Rev. Wallace Phillips officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made directly to the National Young Farmers Coalition, P.O. Box 1074, Hudson, NY, 12534, or online by clicking here, or to Carpenter’s Shop Church, P.O. Box 395, Ahoskie, NC, 27910, or online by clicking here.
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Mitchell family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.
Date: Friday, February 9, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm
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