OPHELIA—James Donald “Bunks” Mitchell, 84, of Ophelia passed away on September 10, 2017. He was the son of the late Benjamin Nelson Mitchell and Virginia Haynie Mitchell and a retired fish boat captain.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Joan Angevine Mitchell; three sons, Stephen Donald Mitchell (Judy), James Kirk Mitchell (Libbie) and Brett Nelson Mitchell; six grandchildren, Scott, Blayne, Justin, Lauren, Tyler and Hannah; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Charles Barry Mitchell (Lettie T); and one niece, Tish Mitchell.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 16, at Roseland Cemetery, Reedville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Northumberland County Rescue, P.O. Box 1, Reedville, VA 22539; or Fairfields Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 656, Burgess, VA 22432.