Obituary: Robert "Bob" Reynolds Mitchell

Mr. Mitchell, 76, of Winter Garden, died Wednesday, April 13, 2022.

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Robert "Bob" Reynolds Mitchell, 76, of Winter Garden, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2022.

He was born July 20, 1945, in Moultrie, Georgia, the son of the late Joseph Henry and Susie Belle (Brown) Mitchell.

Bob served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict. He worked for several years as a truck driver. Bob was an avid golfer and enjoyed sailing. He was a very active member of the First United Methodist Church of Winter Garden, where he served in many rolls.

 He is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Ruth (Lloyd) Mitchell of Winter Garden; his son, John David Mitchell of Plant City, FL; one daughter, Deborah Lyn Leonard and her husband Patrick of St. Charles, Illinois; one sister, Geraldine Meadows of Winter Garden; one brother, Grady Mitchell of Debary, Florida; five grandchildren, Jennifer Mitchell, Ethan Mitchell, Dylan Mitchell, Emily Leonard and Maycie Leonard; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his siblings, Jeanette Smith, Harry Mitchell and Ernie Mitchell.

A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 16, 2022, at the First United Methodist Church of Winter Garden. A reception will follow at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Winter Garden, 125 N. Lakeview Ave., Winter Garden, FL 34787.

Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home of Winter Garden is entrusted with arrangements.


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