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Michael “Buckey” Mitchell, 42
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Rock Island resident and Warren County native Michael “Buckey” Mitchell, 42, was born July 13, 1980 and died suddenly Sept. 26, 2022.            

An employee of Barker Construction in McMinnville, TN and of the Church of Christ faith, he was the son of Kevin Mitchell and Marlene Spakes. He was preceded in death by grandmother, Zada Belle Mitchell; and uncle, Gordan Mitchell.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Mitchell is survived by step-father, Jeff Tyler; step-mother, Jane Mitchell; son, Isaiah Michael Mitchell; daughter, Zada Beth Mitchell; sister, Lori Redmon of McMinnville; step-sister, Katelynn Cammack of Cookeville; grandfather, Gordon Mitchell of McMinnville; niece, Jadie (Skyler) Wanamaker; nephew, Tyne (Kaitlyn) Murray of McMinnville; two great-nieces, Fynlee and Saylar Wanamaker and lifelong special friend, Justin Younglove.

Per Mr. Mitchell's wishes, he will be cremated. Memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at High Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Warren County Animal Control & Adoption Center.  

Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home and High’s Cremations, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) September 30, 2022