Luther Preston Mitchell, age 87 years and Barbara Mitchell age 83 years, both of Buffalo, passed away, Saturday, February 23, 2019 at their residence, just six hours apart.
They were married for over 65 years.
Luther was a retired Chief Warrant Officer for the United States Army; having served in the Korean War and Vietnam War. Barbara was a homemaker.
They are both survived by two sons, Harlan (Sue) Mitchell of Elizabethtown and Kenneth Mitchell of North Garden, Virginia; a daughter, Linda (Che) Gonzalez of Radcliff; three grandchildren, Christopher (Susan) Mitchell, Carolyn (Sean) Alemi and Elizabeth (William) Colglazier; four great-grandchildren, Hunter Mitchell, Taylor Mitchell, Clark Colglazier and Caroline Colglazier and a great-great-grandchild, Elizabeth Morgan.
Luther is survived by a sister, Sally Billips of Chesapeake, Virginia and Barbara is survived by a sister, Lottie (Harlan) Funkhouser of Elizabethtown.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, March 1, 2019 at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with Rev. Herb Williams officiating. Burial will be held Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Kentucky Veteran’s Cemetery-Central in Radcliff.
Visitation will begin after 11 AM Friday at the funeral home until time for services.
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