Jerry Lee Mitchel


Jerry "Sidewinder" Mitchel, age 66, passed away in Kokomo on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. He was born on June 23, 1952, in Kokomo to the late Carl Stanley and Nancy (James) Mitchel.
Jerry graduated from Haworth High School in 1971. On July 23, 1977, Jerry was married to the love of his life, Toby (Bolinger), and she survives. He worked at the Chrysler plant in Kokomo for 32 years before retiring in 2010. Jerry enjoyed collecting Hot Wheels cars, shopping at Harbor Freight, and walking through Walmart. More than anything, Jerry loved spending time with his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Toby, Jerry is survived by his sons, Bryan (Kendra) Mitchel, of Lafayette, and Eric (Stephanie) Mitchel, of Tennessee; his daughter, Bridget (Robert) Mitchel, of Kokomo; sister, Janet Mitchel, of Fort Wayne; and nine grandchildren. Jerry will also be deeply missed by his dog, Marshmallow.
There will be a public visitation for Jerry from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home, with a funeral service at 12:30 p.m. Jerry will then be laid to rest at Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery.
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