October 3, 1939 - September 23, 2021
Deacon Roosevelt J. Mitchell, Sr. passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 23, 2021. He was born on October 3, 1939 in Eastover, South Carolina to the late Thomas and Mae Bertha Mitchell. Deacon Mitchell was an active member of Union Baptist Church, Stamford, Connecticut for over thirty years. He was a member of the Senior Usher Ministry and the Deacon Ministry. He loved greeting church members and visitors as they entered to worship. Deacon Mitchell was employed with ACME Backing Inc. for over twenty years and Pitney Bowes Inc, for almost twenty years until his retirement. After retirement, he was a crossing guard at Newfield Elementary School on Pepper Ridge Road in Stamford. The families in the area quickly took to him and called him family. He loved his family and extended families. He is survived by his beloved wife, Deaconess LaGretta Mitchell, three daughters, Sylvia Jeanette Fields-Johnson (George) of Sumter, South Carolina, Patricia Mitchell of Dover, DE. and Elaine Mitchell-Cobbs (Derrick) of Stratford, CT; two sons, Darian Scott McCulley of Stamford, CT and Winfred Mitchell of Stamford, CT; one goddaughter, Tomeka Grimes-Church of Maryland, two sisters; Johnnie Hudson of the Bronx, NY and Mildred Hudson of Stamford, Connecticut; nine grandchildren, four great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was predeceased by his parents, one son; Roosevelt J. Mitchell Jr. and four siblings; Lorenzo Hudson, Hattie Ginyard, Juanita Mitchell and Helen Sanders. Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 30th, 2021 from 11:00AM - 12:00PM followed by a service of celebration at 12:00PM at Union Baptist Church, 805 Newfield Ave. Stamford, CT. Interment will be private.
Deacon Roosevelt J. Mitchell, Sr. passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 23, 2021. He was born on October 3, 1939 in Eastover, South Carolina to the late Thomas and Mae Bertha Mitchell. Deacon Mitchell was an active member of Union Baptist... View Obituary & Service Information
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