Harold Roy MitchellJanuary 20, 1927 ~ January 23, 2018 (age 91)
Harold Roy Mitchell was born in Panama city, Panama on January 20, 1927. On January 23, 2018 at the age of 91, the Lord called him to his side.
Harold was born to David Emanuel Mitchell (Jamaican)and his mother Julie Noemi Fagan (Jamaican). Harold was one of 9 children and was predeceased by his siblings; Carmen Hazelwood, Linnett Buckley, Cecil Mitchell, Ethel Hannssell, Roderick Mitchell(alias Wewe), Beryl Mitchell, David Mitchell “Albert”, Cecil Mitchell and Henry Mitchell “Roy”.
Harold enjoyed life to the fullest and would love sharing stories of his life growing up. He loved to read his scriptures, listen and play music, especially jazz music. Harold enjoyed watching boxing and became very animated when watching this sport. One of the words that enjoyed saying the most was “VAYA!”
In Panama, Harold worked over 30 years with the United States, Department of the Army, at the Panama Canal as a Computer operator, then as a Supervisory Supply Technician and later as the Chief of the Control Unit, Storage Section. Harold received many commendations for his work and loyalty to those he worked with in the 193rd Infantry Brigade.
After moving to Rialto, California, Harold began working for Rogan Cleaning Services as a janitorial inspector. Harold was an honest, faithful, genuine, upright, a hard-working and generous individual who loved serving and helping others. Although it became difficult in his latter years to attend Church, He was an active and dedicated member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Saints.
Harold’s children remember him as “Daddy, guapo de la pelicula.” He was survived by his children: Marcia Mitchell-Samura, Pamela Mitchell-Jones, Yanira Mitchell-Murphy, Heidi Grover and Amy Mitchell. He leaves his grandchildren: Christopher Jones, Malik Samura, Nadia Jones, Wyatt Murphy, Caden Grover, Gabriela Grover, Lilliana Grover, and Liam Grover to cherish his loving memories.
The funeral is scheduled to take place in Panama city, Panama, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints chapel in Marcasa. The building is situated on Calle 112 Oeste. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Harold’s life.