Obituary of Michael Mitchell
Michael W. Mitchell, 71, of Waverly, Il. died late Monday evening (March 6, 2017) at his residence.
He was born July 31, 1945 in Springfield, Il. son of the late Glenn and Rose Cocker Mitchell.
He married Linda A. Shumaker on January 17, 1966 in Waverly, Il. and she survives.
Also surviving are two children, William G. Mitchell (Peggy) of Kane, Il. and Annette Hamilton (Craig “Odie”) of Waverly, Il.; three grandchildren, Morgan Nevius and Megan Nevius both of Waverly, Il. and Sean Mitchell of Kane, Il.; one sister, Ann Turner of Waverly, Il.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Charles Thomas Mitchell.
Mike was a 1963 graduate of Waverly High School. He was an Army veteran serving in Vietnam and a member of the Waverly American Legion. Mike was parts manager at Shumaker Implement and continued thru sales of the business retiring in 2006 . He loved to fish, hunt, garden, and was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan.
Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday (March 9, 2017) at Waverly East Cemetery with graveside military rites conducted by Waverly American Legion Post. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to Waverly Rescue Squad or Waverly American Legion both c/o Neece-Airsman-Hires Funeral Home, 349 Tanner, Waverly, Il. 62692. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.airsman-hires.com.