03/16/16 - NNHS Newsletter - Marvin Mitchell
Marvin Rucker Mitchell
Newport News High School Class of 1954
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
We have more sad news today. Marvin Mitchell, Class of 1954, brother of Walter Mitchell of VA and Nancy Mitchell Wynne ('64) of MD, and of the late Irvin Mitchell, Buddy Mitchell, and Mary Mitchell Scarlett (22 Sept 1930 - 18 June 2007), passed away in Poquoson on Monday, March 14, 2016 at the age of 81.
Marvin was a star Typhoon athlete, particularly excelling in football and track:
From Nancy Mitchell Wynne ('64) of MD - 03/15/16, 12:49 PM - " Marvin Mitchell":
This is to let you know that my brother, Marvin Rucker Mitchell, died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, March 13, 2016.
Marvin was a Typhoon from Newport News High School Class of '54 and a stellar football quarterback. He leaves behind his wife, Arlene, and two sons, Mike and Bobby, and a grandson, Jeremy.
His funeral is being handled by Peninsula Funeral Home in Newport News and will be on Friday, March 19th at 2:00.
Please remember him and his family in your prayers.
Oh, Nancy, I'm so very sorry to hear this! You have my sincerest condolences on the loss of your brother.
From the Daily Press - 12/16/15:
Marvin R. Mitchell
POQUOSON - Marvin R. Mitchell,
81, passed away on Monday, March 14, 2016.
Marvin was born in Powatan County, Va. on July 19, 1934. He graduated from Newport News High School in 1954 and retired from Verizon in 1992.
Marvin was a founding member of CC6 Hunt Club in Charles City County, Va. and also raised beagles.
Marvin was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Grace Mitchell; brothers, Irvin and Buddy; sister, Mary Scarlett; and nephew, Gary Scarlett.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Arlene R. Mitchell; two sons, Bobby Mitchell of Franklin and Mike Mitchell of Poquoson; grandson, Jeremy Mitchell and his wife Ashley of Portsmouth; brother, W. J. Mitchell of Newport News; sister, Nancy Wynne of Fredrick Md.; and his loving nieces and nephews.
The family would
like to receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 17 at Peninsula
A funeral service will be officiated by Rev. Wes Taylor at 2 p.m. March 18 at Peninsula Funeral Home with a burial to follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.
The family would
like to give a special thanks to the staff at Dominion Village in Poquoson for
their help and support.
Our sincerest condolences are extended to Marvin's family, friends, and classmates at this difficult time.
This information is also posted here:
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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