Dean L. Mitchell

September 29, 1939 ‒ November 04, 2009

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Dean L. Mitchell, 70, of 6953 State Route 19, Mount Gilead, died early Wednesday morning, November 4, 2009 at the Morrow County Hospital, I.C.U.

He was born on September 29, 1939 the son of the late Donald H. and Dorothy Mae (McKee) Mitchell of Morrow County.

He was a 1957 graduate of Johnsville High School.

A veteran of the United States Army, Dean served in the U.S Special Services, which was affiliated with the U.S. Embassy in many countries.

In 1965 he married Beth DeLorenzo. Dean and Beth farmed together for 46 years. They made a great team.

Dean served on many County and State Boards.

He will be missed by his wife Beth of Mount Gilead; their son Dale of Mount Gilead; brother and Sister-in-law Dan and Mildred Mitchell of Prospect, many nieces and nephews; best friends Arden and Patty Walker; his cat Jay; and many other friends.

Graveside services will be held on Friday November 6, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Shauck Cemetery with Pastor Ray Linn officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Morrow County Humane Society, P.O. Box 298, Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead have been entrusted with the arrangements.

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