Mitchell, David ”Mitch"
Merrillville, Indiana. Age 68, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Methodist Hospital Southlake. He was a graduate of Tolleston High School, class of 1964 and later earned a BS from Central State University and a Master’s Degree from Indiana University. David worked for the Gary Community School Corporation for 36 years where he retired in 2012 as the athletic director and a special education teacher at Lew Wallace High School. He served in the US Army. David is the son of Walter and the late Marie Mitchell of Gary, IN. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Carolyn Hobbs of Merrillville, IN. He is survived by his devoted wife, Annette Y. Mitchell of Merrillville; two daughters, Tiffanie of Merrillville, IN and Alexandra Mitchell of Las Vegas, NV; 4 sisters, Arlene (Enocenio) Garcia of Merrillville, IN, Alice Perry of Merrillville, IN, Doris Vinson (Abraham) of Gary, IN, LaTonya Mitchell of Griffith, IN; 1 brother, Sherman Mitchell of Gary, IN; 1 grandson, Noah David Turner of Las Vegas, NV; 1 godson, Derek Williams.
Visitation Tuesday, July 1, 2014, from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. family hours 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 West 11th Avenue. Funeral services Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, 201 W. Ridge Road, Gary, IN. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park, Hobart.