James Lee Mitchell

  • BORN: November 9, 1947
  • DIED: March 15, 2018
  • LOCATION: Morrilton, Arkansas

James Lee Mitchell, age 70, of Morrilton, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018. He was born November 9, 1947 in Morrilton, a son of the late Raymond Lee Mitchell and Iris Medlock Mitchell.
He was a 1965 graduate of Morrilton High School. From 1966 to 1969 he served with the United States Air Force in Vietnam. He attended Spartan School of Aeronautics and graduated in 1977 with a private pilot's license. He flew for numerous oil companies around the world until his retirement. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and loved to travel.
Survivors include two sons: Marcus (Jennifer) Mitchell of Kent, England and Tristan Mitchell of Devon, England; a granddaughter: Isabelle Rose Mitchell of Kent, England; two sisters: Beckie Mitchell (Ron) Ridings of Pierre, South Dakota and Eva (Barry) Stobaugh of Kenwood; numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, March 23, 2018 at Harris Funeral Home. Private burial will be at a later date. Arrangements are by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.

  • March 23, 2018
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Harris Funeral Home
  • 1325 Oak St.
  • Morrilton, AR 72110
  • (501) 354-4575
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“ While my opportunity to meet and get to know Uncle Jim was short, it was certainly pleasant. The kindness in his eyes seen in his obituary picture...Read More »

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