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Kenneth Douglas Mitchell, Sr.

October 13, 1949 ~ September 9, 2022 (age 72)


Kenneth Douglas Mitchell, Sr. passed away on September 9, 2022 at the age of 72.  

Kenneth was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on October 13, 1949 to James E. Stuberfield and Olive Rose Mitchell.  Kenneth was passionate about sports and athletics. He excelled at track and field throughout high school and competed nationally while in service to the United States Marine Corps, participating in the U.S. Armed Forces Sports Division.  

In 1996, Kenneth turned his life over to Christ at Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church in Philadelphia.  His passion for serving the Lord lead him to pursue a Bachelors Degree in Theological Studies from Simmons College of Kentucky, graduating in 2017 with honors.  He was a member of St. Stephen Baptist Church (Jeffersonville), where Kenneth proudly served as a Deacon. 

Kenneth is preceded in death by his mother, Olive Rose Jackson; his grandmother, Olive Mitchell; his step-father, Isaac Jackson; his uncle, Edward Mitchell; his aunt, Gwendolyn Parks and his niece, Sylvia Gary.

Kenneth is survived by his son, Kenneth D. Mitchell, Jr. (Heather); his daughters, Kimberly Mitchell, Kyra Reagan (Thomas), and Tempest Burgess; his sister, Diana Cooper (Raymond); his brother, Isaac Jackson (Genice); his aunt, Claudette Whiting (Reginald); his uncle, Wellington Mitchell, and six grandchildren, in addition to a host of other loved ones.

A celebration of life will be held on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Stephen Baptist Church, which is located at 2701 Veterans Parkway, Jeffersonville, Indiana. Visitation will be held prior to the service at 9:30 a.m. Burial will take place in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison, IN.

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September 19, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Stephen Baptist Church

Celebration of Life
September 19, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Stephen Baptist Church

Graveside Service
September 19, 2022

1:00 PM
Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery (Madison)

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