Deacon Nathaniel “Nat” Anderson Mitchell was born August 11, 1944, in Florence County to the late Hardy Theodore and Helen Singleton Mitchell.
Deacon Mitchell attended and graduated from Wilson High School (Class of 1963).
He also attended trucking school and earned his CDL license. He served 22 years in the U.S. Army and the South Carolina National Guard and later retired. He settled into carpentry and worked for himself and various jobs in the community.
Deacon Mitchell was heavily involved in politics on local and national issues. He was a dedicated member of the National Democratic Party and helped organize a few community committees and organizations. He was a board member on the Board of Zoning Appeals and the City of Florence Design Review Board.
He was a faithful member of the Immanuel Apostolic Church of Christ of Florence, SC, where he also served as a Deacon.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Maggie Mitchell Felder and Nathaniel (Bertha) Singleton; two brothers, Hardy (Catherine) Mitchell Jr. and James Raymond Mitchell; son, Chan Delwin Mitchell; two brothers-in-law, David Jackson Sr. and Robert Hunter; a special aunt, Ruth S. Smith and special cousin, Carolyn Smith.
Deacon Mitchell leaves to cherish his precious memory. His loving wife of fifty-seven years, Dinah Lee Kirby Mitchell. His three sons: Elder Robert Mitchell; Kelvin (Kathleen) Mitchell; Terrence Mitchell; two daughters: Pamela M. Prince; and Melissa Stone (John) Moses; two sisters, Jacquelyn Mitchell Hunter of Marion, SC, Etta (Raymond) Mack of Florence, SC; two sisters-in-law, Mable Jackson of Florence, SC and Carolyn Alexander Mitchell of Effingham, SC; nineteen grandchildren, Kenneth, Desmond (Stacey), Ashley, Keshawn, Synclaire, Jonathan, Shanelle, Kelvin, Jalen, Tyree, Pamela, Kendall, Kylie Mitchell, Allison Prince, Darius Washington, Chazimin McNeil, Tyrez Stone, Russell Sanders, and Ethan Dunbar; twenty-five great-grands and a host of other relatives & friends.
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