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Lawrence R. Mitchell, Jr.

August 8, 1959 - October 4, 2015

Lawrence R. Larry Mitchell, Jr., age 56, of Newark, DE, passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 4, 2015.

A native Delawarean, Larry was born in Wilmington and was a proud graduate of McKean High School. He was a member of the New Castle Moose Lodge and belonged to Sheet Metal Local 19. One of Larry’s finest moments that he cherished was meeting Vice President Joe Biden.

He enjoyed going to his brother’s on New Years Eve and bringing gifts for his great niece and great nephews. Larry was an avid fisherman, enjoyed shooting pool and riding his Harley motorcycle and was a passionate Eagles fan -E!A!G!L!E!S! EAGLES!!

He was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence R Mitchell, Sr.; step-mother, Christina H. Mitchell; and step-sister, Peggy Clifton. Larry is survived by his fiance, Joni Devonshire and her daughter, Samantha; daughter, Faith Ann, mother, Elaine C. (Flowers) Mitchell, sisters, Christine McLane (Jim) and Marla Petty-Criddle (Jim); brother, John Mitchell (Kathy); step-sister, Kathy Burns (Bill); and his nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday afternoon, October 10, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 2 pm. Interment will be held privately.

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  • Dear Chris and Mrs Mitchell and family. I’m so sorry for the loss of your brother, son, uncle. Larry. He will be remembered in my prayers. As well as all of you will be thought of at this difficult time.

  • Chris, I am very sorry for your loss. Please know that prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

    Shirley and Brian Pierce

  • GOD BLESS , you an your Family .
    You were wild and crazy an always a Great Guy .. you will be dearly missed. .Craig Doc Gery
    McKean

  • God Bless to Mitchell Family.

  • So sorry for your loss l never knew Larry but grew up with his father .l loss my son Chris back in 2005 so hi know what you all are going through you are in my prayers

  • I remember Larry from Delcastle and then he later transferred to McKean. A good guy. RIP Larry.

  • I love you Larry and always will