I am sure my grandmother is very pleased with the dignity and care given for her final goodbye. The celebration was uplifting and flawless and my family and I will be forever grateful.
February 22, 1953 — August 9, 2019
Bernard Lee Mitchell, 66, of Louisville, passed away on Friday, August 9, 2019 at his home. He retired from Dynacraft in 2015 after 23 1/2 years of service. His home state was West Virginia, but moved to Kentucky 1974. He loved to play lead guitar and played in numerous country music bands over the years. He started playing in bands in the 7th grade, and was an avid Beatles fan. He was preceded in death by his father, Ray L. Mitchell; and his brother, Larry R. Mitchell. Bernie is survived by his wife and companion of 21 years, Barbara Mitchell; his mother, Tressie Vay Mitchell; three stepsons, Chris Summitt (Ammie), David and Sean Conlon; his sister, Frances Majoris (Rick); sister-in-law, Susie Mitchell; two grandchildren, Michael and Courtney; along with a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Mt. Washington Cemetery. Friends may visit from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday. The family wishes to express their gratitude to the Norton Cancer Institute for helping take care of Bernie the last 2 years.