In loving memory of

Jim Mitchell
May 8, 1937 - August 4, 2022

James L. Mitchell
Wee-Ma-Tuk-James "Jim" Mitchell, 85, passed away, Thursday, August 4, 2022, at his home in Cuba.
He was born on May 8, 1937 in Knox, Missouri to Elbert and Lucille (Stutsman) Mitchell. They preceded him in death along with one son Steve and one brother Vernie.
He married Patricia "Pat" McDougal in the Chapel on Loring Air Force Base in Limestone, Maine. She survives.
Also surviving is one son, Jeff (Julie) Mitchell of Lebanon, Ohio, one brother, Mike Mitchell of Indiana, two sisters, Elda Churchill of Duqion, Illinois, Linda Sidwell of St Joseph, Illinois, seven grandchildren, Jared, Jillian, Jonathan, Steve, Bobby, Dan (Ania) and Lara, three great grandchildren, Steve, Layla and Ava and several beloved nieces and nephews
Jim served in the U.S. Air Force and retired in 1974. After his retirement he and his wife Pat owned and operated Mitchell Realty and later Mitchell Appraisal. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion. Jim was very community minded. He served on the Fulton County Tax Review Board, a past President of the Canton Area Chamber of Commerce, served as a board member of the Fulton/Schuyler American Red Cross, served on the board for the local American Heart Association and Habitat for Humanity. He was also a private pilot and a flight instructor. He was a member of the Fulton County Flying Club and active in the annual Fly-In Breakfasts.
Cremation rites have been accorded by Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Canton. Per his wishes there will be no services. A burial of his ashes will be held at Fiatt Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Fulton-Mason Crisis Service.
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Louise Riveiro- Mitchell wrote on Aug 13, 2022:

"Deeply saddened by the news of the passing of my late husband\'s father. My condolences to the family Louise Riveiro - Mitchell"

lillian ouellette wrote on Aug 9, 2022:

"so sorry for your lose he was a very great person have a lot of memories was very special to everyone great dad and husband always willing to please everyone a lot of wonderful trips to see the makes me so sad will be missed by everyone."

Vicki Irwin wrote on Aug 9, 2022:

"Pat and family are in my thoughts and prayers. I?m honored to have known Jim. He and Pat were 2 of my favorite people! Thanks for the wonderful memories! Tell Bob, Vernie and Dixie hello and give them a big hug!! ????"

Max/Cheryl Scott wrote on Aug 9, 2022:

"I write this with a heavy heart. Jim was such a great friend and a huge asset to the entire community and world. If there were more Jim Mitchell?s in the world, what a wonderful place this would be. Our thoughts and prayers are with Pat, Jeff and the entire family. RIP Jim. Max/Cheryl Scott "

JIM MAXWELL wrote on Aug 8, 2022:

"JIM MAXWELL My condolences to Pat and family. Jim was a quality guy and they didnt come any nicer. He was also an excellent flight instructor. He will be missed."

Diana Lane wrote on Aug 8, 2022:

"\"Mitch\" was so kind and always had a twinkle in his eye. He and Pat watched me through my terrible teens, Thankfully, withholding judgement. Pat, Jeff and Julie and children, I am so sorry."

Donald and Phyllis Hanawalt wrote on Aug 7, 2022:

"Our deepest sympathy and prayers go out to you Pat and family. What a great guy he was he will be missed. "

Larry Avery wrote on Aug 7, 2022:

"Nothing but good things to say about Jim. Had many good times at the airport with him. He was a person you were proud to say you knew and was your friend."

Cindy Wirebaugh wrote on Aug 6, 2022:

"So very sorry for your loss Pat and family. My thoughts are with you. Cindy Wirebaugh"

Judy walloch wrote on Aug 6, 2022:

"Jim was a great man. Honest, forthright, and kind. He volunteered with Pat for the FultonMason Crisis Services and ALTRUSA any time we needed lifting, toting, or moving help. He was a grand neighbor and all around good guy. He will be missed. With love Judy and Jerry"

The Mocks wrote on Aug 6, 2022:

"Dear Pat, Jeff, Julie, Jared, Jillian, and Jonathan, we are so very sorry for your loss. Jim was a kind man and will be greatly missed. May the happy memories bring you peace and comfort at this time and always. We love you! John & Lisa Mock"

Mary Woodruff wrote on Aug 6, 2022:

"Condolences to the family. Was honored to share a friendship with this man . Fly high and be healed in our saviors arms. Will miss you. The Woodruff \'s. Allan & Mary. "

Gary Babcock wrote on Aug 6, 2022:

"I cannot put into words well enough, what Jim, and Pat, have meant to me. Jim, was more than a friend... he was a guiding, mentoring, helping hand. I met Jim 45 years ago. He taught me to fly when I was 14/15 years old. He encouraged my Air Force career. He coached me in appraisal work. He was a role model in many ways. Most of all he was a genuine caring friend who was always there. We, including our wives, spent great memories together. My heart hurts for his loss, but I am glad to have had the time with him... knowing his life and legacy.... seeing his smile and hearing his laugh will live forever with me. Every time I fly I think of him and hear his encouragement. My deepest sympathy goes out to Pat, Jeff, Julie and kids, and all the friends I know will have a void that words cannot fill, but know, Jim is Angel smiling on all of us."

Nancy Bentley wrote on Aug 6, 2022:

"Jim was a dedicated board member and helped the Red Cross in many ways. My thoughts and prayers are with you Pat and family."

Mindy Cloninger wrote on Aug 6, 2022:

"Pat, Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Jim was such a dear man. I will never forget buying our home and having our 2nd child at the same time, what a whirlwind time. Very sweet memories of you and Jim. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time."

Lynn and Phyllis Jarvis wrote on Aug 6, 2022:

"Sincere sympathy to Pat and family. He was truly one of the best! Rest In Peace Jim."

Irene Graham wrote on Aug 5, 2022:

"This breaks my heart to see this! Jim was another Fiatt friend that I always looked up to and had great memories of Jim and the Mitchell family! He truly was a favorite of mine and the Graham family! Fly high dear friend! Our condolences to Pat, Jeff snd the Mitchell Family!"

Lindsey Dodds Martin wrote on Aug 5, 2022:

"I will forever remember the welcoming smile of Jim. I adore both Pat and Jim so very much. My prayers are with Pat and family. Jim was such a special part of the community and will be dearly missed."

Deb Kuchan wrote on Aug 5, 2022:

"Years ago my two sons were selling sweet corn at my folks home on Main Street. They maybe had 5-8 ears of corn but they were so proud. They wore \'good shirts\' (shirts with collars) and they held signs. Mr. Mitchell stopped and bought their corn and chatted with them for a bit. I think they were still smiling days after their sale. Thank you to this kind gentleman who made two little boys feel so important. They are now 20 and almost 19 and still remember this man. So very sorry for your loss. "

Ed and Laurie Goodwin wrote on Aug 5, 2022:

"Jim was a great guy he sold me my first house. He always had a smile on his face. He will be greatly misssed."

Marilyn Anderson wrote on Aug 5, 2022:

"I\'m not sure I have the words to express what this man meant to me. 35 yrs ago Jim and Pat convinced me to get my real estate license. Jim was my mentor as well as my dear friend. Jim had a wealth of knowledge to share with many. I for one will miss this man. My deepest sympathy goes out to my friend Pat and son Jeff. "

Steve DeRenzy wrote on Aug 5, 2022:

"I?ve worked with Jim off and on for the last twelve years and cherished his friendship and our real estate conversations. So sorry to hear of his passing."

Elaine Putrich wrote on Aug 5, 2022:

"So sorry for your loss! You are in my prayers! "

LeTrisha Keime wrote on Aug 5, 2022:

"Jim & Pat were among my most favorite guests at McDonald\'s. Jim will be missed. Sending much love & a big hug to Pat. ??"

Larry Fitch wrote on Aug 5, 2022:

"Certainly a loss to the community. Jim was a extraordinary person."