William “Bill” T. Mitchell, 86, Bland, passed away Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019 at the Gasconade Manor Nursing Facility in Owensville.
He was born June 10, 1933, in Tyler, Minn., a son to the late Todd and Harriet (Bartold) Mitchell.
Bill was a 1951 graduate of Brentwood High School and received his degree in Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. Bill proudly served his country in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict.
Bill retired from McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis after 30 years as a flight-test engineer.
In December of 1986, Bill was united in marriage to Jackie Mueller.
Bill enjoyed fishing, hunting, and liked to keep busy. He was a talented carpenter and enjoyed woodworking. Bill was a history buff and liked to read anything to do with history. Most of all, Bill loved being on his farm and taking care of the cows. He will be missed by those that knew and loved him.
Bill is survived by: three children, Susan (Mitchell) Vint and her husband Lee of Weldon Springs, Nancy (Mitchell) Karen Maurer of St Louis County, and Jim Mitchell and his wife Jaqueline Lynn of St. Charles County; six grandchildren, Daniel Vint and his wife Stephanie, Dara Vint, Mattie Maurer, Kallen Maurer, Corey Purtle and Meghan Brown; three great-grandchildren, Jackson Lee Vint, Emerson Faye Brown and Easton Timothy Lee Brown; one brother, Harold Mitchell of St. Louis; and two nephews, Alvin Mitchell and Thomas Mitchell as well as many extended family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Todd and Harriet Mitchell and a sister-in-law, Francis (Weatherby) Mitchell.
Interment will be private.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Arrangements are under the direction of Sassmann’s Chapel, Bland.