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James William Mitchell, 84, of Burnsville, North Carolina went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 21, 2019. A native of Florence, Alabama, he was the son of the late Virgil and Grace Pilkington Mitchell. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles Mitchell.
James is survived by his wife Beverly Anglin Mitchell; son, James William Mitchell, Jr and his wife, Janet, of Madison, AL; grandson, Hubert Mitchell; brother, Doug Mitchell and wife, Sarah, of Slapout, AL and many loving nieces and nephews.
James will be remembered for his faithful devotion to Beverly, his love for all his nieces and nephews, and he loved the Lord while enjoying life to the fullest. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
A celebration of life service will be held at 3:30 pm on Sunday, July 21 in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Pastor Ronnie Anglin and Reverend John Anglin will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Compassionate Care of Western North Carolina, formerly Hospice of Yancey County, at 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.