Virgil C. Mitchell II

Virgil Clyde Mitchell II, 65, of Marion passed away Sunday evening, October 4, 2020 at Grady Memorial Hospital in Delaware.

He was born March 5, 1955 in Delaware to Virgil Mitchell I and Revella (Jordan) Wilson.

Virgil was a graduate of Rutherford Hayes High School, class of 1977. There he played 4 years of football and 2 years of wrestling. He went on to work as a masonry, second generation owner/operator of Mitchell Construction. He had a love of cars, trucks, racing, basketball, and shooting pool.

He was a kind soul, had a deep love for all of his grandchildren, great-grandchild and family. He would always make a point to say how much he loved you. He will be remembered for his bright friendly personality, larger than life smile, spontaneity, and his contagious laugh that could bring you to tears. He was a bright presence in people’s lives and will be sadly missed.

Left to cherish his memory is his mother, Revella (Larry) Wilson of Delaware; bonus mother, Snobia Mitchell; daughter, Latoya Mitchell of Delaware; grandchildren, Brittany, Cassius, Clai, Chevelle, Laila, and Clyde Mitchell, Ava Peffers, Jabraya Ross, and Jayla Martin; great-grandchild, Amayah Payne; sisters, Elley Wilson of Delaware, Synthia (Darryl) Shannon of Hilliard and Yolanda (Tommy) Terry of Ostrander; brothers, Jeffrey Mitchell of Delaware, Vance (Debbie) Herrell of Tennessee, Anthony Herrell of Nevada, Lamont (Roxanne) Shelton of Marion, and Roy Shelton of Philadelphia, Pa; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Virgil was preceded in death by his father Virgil Mitchell I, son Virgil Mitchell III, best friend Fred Hall, brother Tony Shelton, maternal grandparents Alpheaus and Eva Jordan, and paternal grandparents Robert and Mildred Mitchell.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, October 10, 2020 from 2 – 4 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive at W. William St., Delaware, where a time of sharing will follow at 4:00 pm.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve the Mitchell family.

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