Lawrence H. Mitchell, 78, entered into rest on Friday, February 15, 2019. He was born March 13, 1940 and had lived all his life in Avon.
He graduated from Avon High School in 1959 and was an Air Force Veteran. He worked for over 30 years with the Avon Board of Education as a bus mechanic, retiring in 1996. He was a volunteer fireman in Avon for over 25 years. Larry enjoyed collecting antique tractors, refinishing furniture, attending auctions and farming. He also enjoyed spending time with family, friends and his great-grandkids.
He is survived by his children, Laura (John) Dancik, Linette (Jeff) Will and Angela (Mike O'Donnell) Mitchell; life companion, Loretta Mitchell; grandchildren, Gabrielle and Sean Patrick Dancik, Matthew and Steven Will; great-grandchildren, Kaidan Mitchell and Raigan O'Donnell; brother, George (Dell) Mitchell; sister, Virginia (Daniel) Deeks and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son, Lawrence H. Mitchell, Jr. (1994); parents, George and Mildred (nee Walker) Mitchell; sisters, Georgia Grote and Marilyn Kopriva and infant brother, Tommy.
Friends will be received Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 P.M. at The Misencik Funeral Home, 36363 Detroit Rd., Avon, where closing prayers will be Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 9:15 A.M. followed by a 10 A.M. Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Avon. Interment to follow in Elmhurst Park Cemetery, Avon.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Larry's memory to charity of donor's choice.