Dwight G. Mitchell, a loving husband and father of one son, passed away on Thursday, December 24th, 2020, at the age of 75. Dwight was born July 24th, 1945, in Millport, AL, to George and Lavada Mitchell. Dwight joined the Navy at 17 and served 3.5 years, and received an honorable discharge. Dwight married Diane, and they had a son, Dennis. Dwight started working at Ford Motor Company in Saline, MI and later married Barbara. Dwight retired from Ford Motor Company in 2001 and lived with Barbara in Adrian, MI, until 2020. Dwight enjoyed painting still art. He painted family member's houses, which gave as gifts to the families. Dwight was firm in his faith, reading the bible and listening to Kenneth Copeland and Kenneth Hagen. He enjoyed watching older television programs with Barbara, going to the movies, and taking care of his yard. Dwight was preceded in death by his father, George, and his mother, Lavada, and older sister Imalou. He is survived by his wife Barbara, sister Sue, son Dennis, granddaughter Samatha and his four step-children Kit, Kyle, Rhys, and Reed. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 9th, 2021, at the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home on 210 W Pottawatamie St, Tecumseh, MI 49286. Visitations are from 11 am to 1 pm, and the service starts at 1 pm to be followed by a graveside service. Flowers or donations may be sent to 210 W Pottawatamie St, Tecumseh, MI.
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