Mitchell, Bobby Joe

Bobby Joe Mitchell, 84, of Morenci,  Mich., died Oct. 22, 2017. 

He was born Oct. 10, 1933, in Vina, Ala., to William and Pearl (Harbin) Mitchell. On Aug. 4, 1959, he married Betty Sue Setliff in Adrian, Mich., and she survives.

Bobby worked for American Motors in Kenosha, Wis., Budd Company in Clinton and also Chrysler Corporation/Jeep in Toledo, Ohio, and as a quality control engineer for many years.  He loved to visit the casinos, go fishing and watch CNN. 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Shannon (and Elvis) McClain of Morenci; four grandsons, Antheny “Andy” (and Heather) Mitchell, Scotty and (Autumn Holmes) Mitchell, Travis (and Nikol Seefield) McClain and Trevor (and Stefani Weaver) McClain; and five great-grandchildren, Cortney, Kaiden, Mason, Payton and Myan.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, William.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home in Adrian. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Morenci. Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. 

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Lenawee Humane Society.