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David Mitchell

February 28, 1946 — June 4, 2020


David Mitchell, age 74, of Chase High Road, Forest City, passed away Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills.

David was born February 28, 1946 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Oscar Mitchell and Creola McKinney Mitchell. He retired from Robbins Brick and Block after over twenty-years of service. David was a deacon at the Pentecostal Apostolic Church of Christ in Shelby and enjoyed playing the guitar during the worship services. He was dedicated to his family and to his faith in God.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Mitchell: six brothers, Oscar, Rufus, Henry, Bobby, Odell and John Mitchell and sister, Carrie Mitchell Smith.

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of thirty-six years, Lovie McCoy Mitchell; daughters, Tina McCoy of Forest City and Latonya McCoy of the home; sons, Marcus Mitchell (Elizabeth) of Shelby, Hugh McCoy of West Virginia, David McCoy of Forest City and Deondray McCoy of the home. He is also survived by two sisters, Elizabeth Mitchell of Kings Mountain and Edna Mae Mitchell of Providence, Rhode Island; twenty-two grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren. The family also acknowledges his lifelong friends, William Ross, and Ollie Barksdale.

The funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Bishop James Wiley, and Bishop Willie Mitchell officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, June 9, 2020

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Funeral Service

1251 US-221, Rutherfordton, NC 28139

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Harrelson Funeral Chapel (Forest City, NC, US Hwy 221A

, Forest City, NC 28043

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