Melvin Douglas Mitchell Sr., 72, of Dumas, TX died Saturday, August 22, 2020.
A private family gathering will take place at a later date. Cremation and arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas, 500 N. Maddox.
Melvin was born on February 26, 1948 in Chincoteague, Virginia to Melvin and Norma Mitchell. He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He had worked in construction for many years and loved to work with his hands.
He is survived by four sons, Brian Mitchell of Terre Haute, In., Buster Mitchell and Bubba Mitchell, both of Amarillo, Toby Mitchell of Dumas; four daughters, Samantha Gates of Dallas, Stephanie Woolsey, Sabrina Rael, and Savannah Rael, all of Amarillo; his mother, Norma Barrett of Terre Haute, In.; three sisters, Brenda Edwards of Florida, Connie Swank of Terre Haute, In., Shirley Yando of Rosedale, In.; two brothers, Greg Mitchell of Terre Haute, In., Wayne Carrier of Florida; twelve grandchildren and three great grandchildren.