Thomas Mitch Mitchell

May 5, 1941 - October 23, 2011
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Thomas “Mitch” Mitchell passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2011. Mr. Mitchell was born on May 5, 1941 in Demopolis, Alabama. Mitch came to Laredo in 1967as a DJ with KOYE and built a long life in Laredo with his family. Since being in Laredo, he managed KOYE and KVOZ radio, he owned and operated Rena Rent–A-Record and Copy Systems Inc and he was also the Sales Manager of KGNS TV and Time Warner Cable before retiring in Laredo. As a Laredoan, Mitch was intricately involved in the community by being a concert promoter in the 1980’s and 1990’s, sponsored the wrestling matches for WWF and he was also a member of the Laredo Chamber of Commerce and was the President of the Optimist Club. Mitch Mitchell was also the “voice” for CNN many years ago and also for many prominent businesses in Laredo such as Sames Motor Company, Big Jim’s Liquor and The Rock Trivia Radio Show. Mr. Mitchell is survived by his children; Shelley Mitchell of Boca Raton, FL, James “Jamie” Mitchell of San Antonio, TX, and Jaclyn Mitchell of San Antonio, TX. He is also survived by two grandchildren; Caleb James Sessions of Boca Raton, FL, and Chloe Michelle Mitchell of San Antonio, TX including his younger sister; Brenda Mitchell Key of Selma, AL, and many other beloved friends and relatives. Family members will be receiving friends and family on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 5:00pm at the Fred Dickey Chapel. A Memorial Ceremony will begin at 7:00pm followed a Reception honoring the life of Mitch Mitchell. Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 4502 Thomas Ave. Laredo, TX 78041, (956) 723-3611.

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Born: May 5, 1941
Died: October 23, 2011

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