Stamford Advocate

Roosevelt Mitchell Sr.


Roosevelt J. Mitchell, Sr. passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 23, 2021. He was born on October 3, 1939 in Eastover, South Carolina to the late Thomas and Mae Bertha Mitchell. He was employed with ACME Backing Inc. for over thirty years and Pitney Bowes Inc. for almost twenty years until retirement. He is survived by his beloved wife, LaGretta Beckham Mitchell, three daughters, Sylvia J. Fields-Johnson (George), Patricia Mitchell, and Elaine Mitchell-Cobbs (Derrick); two sons, Darian Scott McCulley, Winfred Mitchell; one goddaughte­r, Tomeka Grimes-Church; two sisters, Johnnie Hudson and Mildred Hudson, nine grandchild­ren, four greatgrand­children and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he was predecease­d by his son, Roosevelt J. Mitchell, Jr.; and four siblings, Lorenzo Hudson, Hattie Ginyard, Juanita Mitchell and Helen Sanders. Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Union Baptist Church, 805 Newfield Ave., Stamford, CT. with Rev. Carleton J. Giles officiatin­g. Interment will be private. Services entrusted to Graves Medley Funeral Services.

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