Wallace Mitchell, Jr.

February 23, 2013

Mitchell, Jr., Wallace Obituary

On Saturday, February 23, 2013, at the age of 92, beloved son, husband, brother, father, grandfather, great grandfather, great great grandfather, uncle and friend died. Mr. Mitchell was the husband of the Gladys E. Mitchell, father of Gwendolyn, Wallace, Gladys, Darnell, Kenneth and Bruce Mitchell. He is survived by one daughter, Gladys (George) Reed; one son, Bruce (Susan) Mitchell; and a devoted daughter-in-law Roberta (Darnell) Mitchell.  He was blessed with twelve grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, many nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Growing up in Georgetown, he was nicknamed “Lanky” because he was tall and thin in stature.  As an adult he hailed as “Pop Mitchell” because of his monumental fatherly wisdom and love to all who knew him.  Family and friends will celebrate his life on Friday, March 8, 2013, 11:00 a.m. at Union Temple Baptist Church, 1225 W Street, SE Washington, DC 20020 (map/directions).


March 8, 2013

Celebration of Life - Union Temple Baptist Church, Washington - 11:00 a.m.

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