He was formerly employed as an equipment operator at both Columbia Gas Transmission and Barker and Sons.
Doc is survived by his sons, James Austin Mitchell and girlfriend Amanda, of Bomont, Andy Elijah Mitchell and girlfriend Misty, of Bomont; parents, William “Toon” C. Mitchell and Nellie Sue (Strickland) Mitchell; brother, Michael N. Mitchell and wife Christine, of Pine Grove, WV; sisters, Beverly J. Mitchell of Witcher Creek, WV, Amber Rowlands and husband Tim, of Charleston, Amanda Belcher of Reedy, Kasey Mitchell of Athens, GA; grandchildren, Mina and Ian Mitchell.
Doc’s funeral service was held at 11 am Wednesday, December 31, 2014, at Matics Funeral Home in Clendenin with Pastor Darris Barker officiating. Burial followed in King-Mullins Cemetery in Bomont. His family received friends 6 to 8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.