Obituary – James Dee “Scooter” Mitchell

James Dee “Scooter” Mitchell

March 24, 1957 – November 16, 2015
Age: 58
Residence: Eureka Springs, AR

JAMES DEE “SCOOTER” MITCHELL, a resident of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was born March 24, 1957 in Carlsbad, New Mexico, son of Jake and Dee Mitchell. He departed this life Monday, November 16, 2015 in Fayetteville, at the age of 58 years.          

Scooter worked as a self-employed handy-man, jack of all trades.        He was of the United Methodist faith.

He is survived by two sons, Jeremy Mitchell of Pontotoc, OK and David Mitchell and wife Jessica of Ada, OK; mother, Dee Mitchell of Raton, NM; six siblings, Jonnie and husband Ed Warnken of Texarkana, TX, Mary B. Mitchell-Ellis and husband Rob Ellis of Des Moines, NM, K.K. and husband Lonny Medina of Raton, NM, Dana Haynes of Andale, KS, Cassie Jane Mitchell of CA, and Glenda Mitchell of TN; four grandchildren, Colton Mitchell, Addelyn Mitchell, Tyler Mitchell, and Taylor Mitchell; cousin, Tracy Deniz of Green Forest, AR; close friend, Gloria Schuler of Eureka Springs, AR; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family, friends, and loved ones. 

He was preceded in death by his father, John Crawford Mitchell; brother, Steve Mitchell; grandparents, Jim and Veta Park; and uncle and aunt, Dick and Dolores Park.           

Memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday, November 23, 2015 at the Yocum Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. Monday, November 23, 2015 at Henri’s Just One More, 19 ½ Spring Street, Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the Flint Street Food Bank, 33 North Main Street, Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632 or Yocum Cemetery Fund, 8111 Highway 103 North, Green Forest, Arkansas 72638. Online condolences may be sent to the family at © Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. 2015  


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