The Picayune Item
Robert “Bobby” Mitchell went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 21, 2013 at Baptist Hospital, Pensacola, Fla.
Bobby graduated from Poplarville Jr.-Sr. High in 1975 and later was retired from the U.S. Army. He was known in school by the name of “Gopher”.
He was preceded in death by: his mother, Glenda Mitchell; maternal and paternal grandparents; and grandson, Nikki Collins (Moss).
Bobby is survived by: his wife, Trisha of Pensacola; his three children, Scottie, Greg and Cindy, all of Mississippi; step-daughter, Caitlin Moss of Oklahoma; his father, George Mitchell and Evelyn Mitchell; his brothers, Ernie (Debi) and Kenny, both of Mississippi; three grandchildren; and aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Trahan Family Funeral Home, 888-668-8880 are in charge of arrangements.
A Graveside Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at Barrancas National Cemetery aboard NAS Pensacola.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his name to “Wounded Warrior” or The Gideons.
Bobby will be sadly missed by many of his family and friends.