Charles R. Mitchell, Jr.
unknown - December 21, 2011
Charles R. Mitchell, Jr., 81 of Syracuse, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011. He resided in Syracuse for the past 55 years. He attended Cascadilla Prep School in Ithaca. Charles was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Korea. He worked for 30 years for Mobil and Exxon setting up and opening service stations in central New York. He also operated his own tow truck service. He then owned Charlies Auto Air-Conditioning Services on Erie Boulevard.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years Ophelia (Thompson) three sons, Michael, Phillip, and Gregory Mitchell all of Syracuse. Also, are three grandchildren, Brittany, Phillip Jr., and Jacob Mitchell, one sister Nellie (George) Mull of Waterlou, NY and many nieces and nephews. And his extended family members of the Thompson family.
Calling hours: 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, with services at 7 p.m. at Whelan Bros. & Hulchanski Funeral Home, 5854 Belle Isle Road, Syracuse, NY 13209. Private burial will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to help defray the funeral to: Ophelia Mitchell, c/o Whelan Bros. & Hulchanski Funeral Home, 5954 Belle Isle Road, Syracuse, NY 13209.