Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Teddy Ronald Mitchell

Teddy Ronald Mitchell age 76, of Shelby died Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at the home of his son in Ashland.

He was born September 13, 1934 in Ligon, Kentucky the son of Tramble, Sr. and Lillian (Walters) Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell was a 1954 graduate of McDowell High School in McDowell, Kentucky and had also attended the Mayo State Vocational School. From 1954 to 1956 Teddy served in the United States Army. He retired from MTD in Willard as the supervisor of the paint department. Teddy was a member of LifePointe Community Church in Plymouth and the American Legion. He enjoyed fishing and gardening and was a very devoted family man.

On February 12, 1972 he married Willa Dean Slone who survives, along with a son: Jim (Tammy) Mitchell of Ashland; 6 grandchildren: Joni, Craig (C.J.), Heather, Courtney, Dasha, and James II; 6 great grandchildren; one sister: Helen King of Plymouth. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother: Tramble Tabby Mitchell, Jr.

Friends may call on Friday July 22, 2011 from 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10 AM with Pastor Rich Hurles officiating. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby with military honors conducted by the Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Guest says:

    Family: Teddy Mitchell
    Name: Larry,Alice and Bobbi Webb

    Date: 11-07-21


    Willa, our deepest sympathy to you and your family. We were your neighbor on West End for quite a few years. Larry always enjoyed coming over and talking with Teddy. He will be sadly missed.

    Name: JAMES

    Date: 11-07-21


    I just hope I'm half the man that you were. I LOVE YOU!!!!

    Family: teddy mitchell
    Name: lisa mitchell slone and greg
    Date: 11-07-23
    Time: 06:42:27 -0400


    I'll never ever forget my Uncle Teddy, he was always so good to me and I know dad and Uncle Teddy are fishing in heaven. I love you Aunt Willa you are such a special lady. James, Tammy, and all those beautiful kids I Love you all and you are all in my prayers. LISA

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