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Obituaries

Obituaries

Robert "Bob" Mitchell 1955 - 2008 Phoenix

Funeral services for Robert "Bob" Mitchell, 53, Phoenix, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Meriden Chapel in Meriden. Burial will be in Grantville Cemetery.Mr. Mitchell died Thursday, May 15, 2008, at his home.He was born Jan. 18, 1955, in Lawrence, the son of Manly Glen and Elva May Gillespie Mitchell. He was a resident of the De Soto area and moved to Phoenix 11 years ago.Mr. Mitchell was a master technician auto mechanic and worked for Toyota for 20 years. He was a member of North Valley Baptist Church in Phoenix.He married Julie Ann May on Dec. 28, 1974, in Kansas City, Mo. She survives, of the home. Other survivors include two sons, Tyson and Todd, both of Phoenix; two daughters, Misty Mitchell and Katelynn May, both of Phoenix; three brothers, Larry Mitchell, Gardner, James Mitchell, Moore, Okla., and Jerry Mitchell, Paola; three sisters, Norma Hoffine, Vancouver, Wash., and Carol Newport and Janie Gumm, both of De Soto; and a granddaughter.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the chapel. The family suggests memorials to Hospice of the Valley in Phoenix, sent in care of the chapel, P.O. Box 331, Meriden, KS 66512. Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.barnettchapeloaks.com">www.barnettchapeloaks.com</a>.