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Charles Mitchell

July 29, 1926 September 8, 2016
Charles Mitchell
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Obituary for Charles Mitchell

Charles James Mitchell, 90, passed September 8, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He was a lifelong resident of Oxford. Survived by his beloved wife Aloha (French). Revered father of Linda (Mark ) Schafrick, Nancy (Steven) Thumser , Janice (Bill) Wedge , and Charles Mitchell Jr. Grandchildren Zachary, Erich, Emily, Jeremy, Jeffery, Rachel, Randy, Amber, Charlie, and Hunter.

A graduate of Oxford High School in 1944, “Chuck” graduated from the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy in 1949. Owner of Mitchell’s Drug Store in Oxford until he sold it to spend more time with his family. He then worked as a pharmacist at Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital until retirement. He continued to work part-time at the Pine Knob Pharmacy in Clarkston for several more years.

“Chuck” was a member of the Oxford Congregational Church and enjoyed singing in the choir. He was an avid fly fisherman and enjoyed vacationing in northern Michigan and Canada with his family. A member of the Experimental Aircraft Association, his first love was flying. He spent much of his retirement building an airplane, a replica of the famed “Mr. Mulligan” racing plane.

Funeral from Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, 39 W. Burdick, Oxford, Monday, September 12, 2016 at 1 PM. Visitation will begin at the funeral home at 12 noon. Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery, Oxford.

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Visitation

Monday

12

Sep

12:00 PM 9/12/2016 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 9/12/2016 1:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Oxford

39 W. Burdick
Oxford, MI 48371

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Oxford
39 W. Burdick Oxford 48371 MI
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

12

Sep

1:00 PM 9/12/2016 1:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Oxford

39 W. Burdick
Oxford, MI 48371

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Oxford
39 W. Burdick Oxford 48371 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ridgelawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

99 W. Burdick
Oxford, MI 48371

99 W. Burdick Oxford 48371 MI
United States
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