Per his request, there will be no services for Richard E. Mitchell, 93, of Roswell, who passed away Feb. 24, 2011, at a local nursing home. Richard was born Feb. 17, 1918, in Winchendon, Mass., to Garnet and Mae Mitchell who preceded him in death. He married Marjorie â€œPatâ€ Mitchell on Sept. 28, 1940. She preceded him in death on Aug. 11, 2007.
He is survived by his daughter Gretchen Taylor, of Roswell; two grandsons, Scott and Douglas of Las Vegas, Nev.; two greatgrandsons and a greatgranddaughter. Mr. Mitchell was a member of First Baptist Church of Worcester, Mass., and a past master of Morning Star Lodge. He was also a retiree of the federal prison system.
He will be cremated and burial will be in Beverly Farms, Mass. Friends may pay respects online at lagronefuneralchapels. com. Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.