William Michael


William Michael "Bubba" Mitchell, 61 of Tazewell, VA went to be with his Lord, Thursday morning, January 3, 2019 outside of his home in Gratton, VA. Bubba was born September 4, 1957 in Tazewell, VA to Ruth Sheets Mitchell and the late William "Bill" Mitchell.
Mr. Mitchell was employed by the Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens as a transit driver being responsible for taking senior citizens to doctors appointments and medical procedures. Bubba enjoyed his job and got to know his clients on a personal level and enjoyed their company very much. On Thursday nights Mr. Mitchell was also employed by the Tazewell Livestock Market. Bubba also served as a volunteer for the Tazewell County Fair Association as a board member since 2017. Mr. Mitchell's hobbies included his two horses (Mary & Annie) and using them to pull an antique coach which has been featured in numerous local weddings & parades. Bubba also enjoyed riding around in his big black farm truck. Mr. Mitchell was a lifelong resident of Tazewell County, VA.
Mr. Mitchell is survived by his mother, Ruth Mitchell of Tazewell, VA; daughter, Mary Mitchell of Charleston, WV; son, Timmy Mitchell of Wytheville, VA; sisters, Barbara Rhudy and husband Levi of Burkes Garden, VA and Karen Mitchell of Tazewell, VA; grandchildren, Austin Mitchell, Michael Mitchell, Crockett Kinser and Abbigail Stanley; great grandchild, Dylan Stanley.
The family will receive visitors from 6-7 PM Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA. where funeral services will be conducted at 7 PM with Pastor Kenny Mitchell and Crockett Kinser officiating. Honorary pallbearers are lifelong friends Larry Dowdy, Rick Angles, Tom Rasnick, Dan Schwartz, Bill Dowdy and Gene Davidson.
Online condolences may be sent to www.peerystclairfuneralhome.com
Published on January 4, 2019
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