SATANTA – Clyde James Mitchell, 93, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 at Harmony Nursing Home in McPherson.
He was born on Nov. 5, 1920 to Richey and Elsie May (Kilgore) Mitchell in Tyrone, Okla.
He married Betty L. Brown on Feb. 3, 1949. She preceded him in death.
He attended schools in Turpin, Oklahoma, graduating from Turpin High School.
He served in World War II in the United States Army.
He worked as an engineer for Panhandle Eastern Gas Company for many years and prior to that, he farmed east of Liberal.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Satanta.
Survivors include three sons: Larry Mitchell and wife Connie, Lenexa, Dale Mitchell and wife, Patricia, Camdenton, Mo., and Eric Mitchell, Tyrone, Okla.; three daughters: Judith Kolb and husband, Perry, Newton, Janice Keener and husband, Eddie, Satanta, and Gail Kennedy and husband, John, McPherson; three brothers: Raymond Mitchell and wife, Irene, Liberal, Robert Mitchell and wife, Lucille, of Enid, Okla. and Dean Mitchell and wife, Joan, Liberal; 14 grandchildren; and 36 great grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; brother, Lloyd Mitchell; and three sisters: Mildred Cowan, Inez McAnarney and Louise Scoggins.
• Funeral services will be at First Baptist Church of Satanta on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 10 a.m. with Pastor Rod Klingsick presiding.
Burial will follow at Dudley Township Cemetery in Satanta.
Friends may call at Swaim Funeral Chapel of Sublette today from noon to 8 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 5 to 7 P.M.
Memorials are suggested to the Baptist Church of Satanta in care of the funeral home. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.