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Cary C. Mitchell

Friday, June 28, 2019 @ 12:06 AM

Posted by Caleb Gilliland

MITCHELLcaryCary C. Mitchell, 78, a resident of 924 Halyday Run Road, Oil City, died peacefully, yet unexpectedly, at 8:52 AM Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in his home with his family by his side.

Mr. Mitchell was stricken earlier in the morning with an apparent massive heart attack.

He was born October 7, 1940, in Oil City, a beloved son of the late: Paul C. and Helen Elizabeth Hogue Mitchell.

He was a 1959 graduate of Oil City High School.

He was a former member of The Oakland United Methodist Church.

Mr. Mitchell had worked for more than 37 years at the former Joy Manufacturing Company in Franklin, as a floor mechanic/assemblyman; retiring in 2002.

He was an avid bowler for more than 50 years and was a longstanding member of The American Bowling Congress. Mr. Mitchell had bowled with a number of leagues throughout the years.

He had a love of antique cars and was proud to own his 1957 Chevy. He also enjoyed the fun times he shared with his family and friends; and working around his home.

Mr. Mitchell was also a longtime member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Oil City Moose Club.

He was married December 19, 1964, in the Lamey Church to the former Marcia L. Rankin, who survives.

In addition to his beloved wife of 54 years, he is survived by a daughter, Sheryl Lynn Bernal, and husband, Raul “Bones” of Dempseytown; and by his son, William Paul Mitchell and wife, Lani of Maryland; and by his grandchildren: Nichole Brashears and Walter William Mitchell and by three great-grandchildren: Leland Allen Brashears, Gavin Wesley Brashears and Heath Jacob Brashears.

Also, surviving is his sister, Debra Mitchell of Tionesta; a brother, Barry Mitchell of Oil City; and a sister-in-law, Linda Mitchell of Oil City; in addition to many loving nieces, nephews, extended family members, and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Gene Mitchell.

Family and friends may call Monday 11-12 NOON in The Mt. Carmel Tabernacle of Dempseytown.

A memorial service in celebration of his life will be held at 12 NOON Monday in the church with Pastor Dana Lewis, officiating.

Interment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens at Cranberry.

Memorial contributions, if desired, may be directed to The Mt. Carmel Tabernacle of Dempseytown.

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