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James Louis Mitchell

January 19, 2018

Kill Devil Hills – James Louis Mitchell passed away quietly January 19, 2018  Jim was born to the late John and Edith Mitchell in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 7, 1924, and was raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Folkestone, England and Montevideo, Uraguay.  He joined the US Navy in Sept. 1941 and served in the South Pacific during WWII.  After the war he graduated with a business degree from Northwestern University.

Jim is survived by his wife (of 72 years) Marge, his children Nancy and Edward Witczak, Barbara J Ashman, Bruce Mitchell and James Mitchell Jr. as well as  grandchildren Christin and Mike East, Lauren and Mike Annicchiarico, Michael and Amy Ashman, Marc Ashman, Stacy and Vincent Martino, Nathan Mitchell, Brian and Celia Mitchell, Ryan and Jen Witczak, Robin and Adam Scott and 20 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that mourners treat themselves to a good dinner sometime and drink a toast in Jim’s honor.

Condolences to the family may be expressed via the online register at Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements