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Herman Edward Mitchell

 

Herman Edward Mitchell passed away peacefully at the age of 91 on April 18, 2021 while surrounded by his loved ones at his home in Snow Hill, MD. He was born on July 15, 1929 to the late David Benjamin and Grace Helen Mitchell of Salisbury, MD. Herman is survived by his wife of 72 years, Kathleen Mitchell. Four children, Helen(Leonard) Vogt of Denton, MD, Eddie Sr (Dottie) Mitchell of Willards MD, David Wayne (Mary Jane) Mitchell of Snow Hill MD, and Teresa(Raymond Sr) Riggin of Snow Hill MD. And one son preceded in death, Herman Mitchell Sr (Lacey) of Snow Hill MD. He has 16 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. He was also survived by one sister, Mary Meilhammer and 4 sisters have preceded him in death, Ruth Adkins, Mabel Meilhammer, Joyce Meilhammer, Lina Foskey.

Herman worked most of his life as a poultry farmer and loved spending time with his family. He loved to play Canasta and family enjoyed his competitive spirit which included cheating to win or accusing others of cheating. He and Kathleen enjoyed many years of camping and family trips. He also loved being outdoors and hunting with his sons and grandsons. He also served in the National Guard during his younger years. Herman was a long-time member of the Church of God of Prophecy and served in many different roles at his local church.

The family would like to express their deepest thanks to the caregivers who have been here for Dad and the family through all of this. Services will be held at Tilghman Road Church of God of Prophecy located at 208 Tilghman Road in Salisbury, MD on Monday, April 26, 2021 with visitation at 11:00am and services to begin at 12:00 noon. Officiating will be Bishop Jason Miltz of Tilghman Road COGOP and Pastor Danielle Kellam of Berlin COGOP. Graveside service will follow at Melson Cemetary in Delmar, MD.

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