Robert M. Mitchell of Bedford, known to friends and family as Bob passed away Saturday at his residence at the age of 79.
Born in 1929 in Bedford to parents Harlin and Mary Edna, Robert was the first president of Nite Owls camping club, was the former president of the Bedford Home Builders Association, and was active in the Lawrence County Republican Party, as well as a supporter of the boys club.
He is survived by one daughter Connie and her Husband Walt, one grandson Mitch, three grandchildren Sara, Andrew, and Tammy.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, two sisters Mona and Irene.
Services will be held on Wednesday from the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary at 11:00 AM with burial to follow at Green Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is Today from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Day & Carter Mortuary.