Brian Dennis Mitchell
June 26, 1966 - October 19, 2015
Brian Dennis Mitchell passed away on October 19, 2015. He took his last breath at his home with his adoring family. Wife Tracy Mitchell, son Andrew Mitchell, daughter Taylor Mitchell and youngest son Brady Mitchell as well as his parents in law Patrick and Janet Cleveland.
Brian and Tracy met at Judson Middle School and graduated from Sprague High School. Brian enter the Army in 1984 and worked as a carpentry specialist for three years in Austin, TX before transferring to the Army to become a radiological technician. Brian and Tracy were married in September of 1989 and lived in Bremerhaven, Germany for three years. After seven years of military service, the couple returned to Salem. OR to begin their family. Brian continued to work in medical facilities performing x ray and ct scans until his death.
Brian enjoyed coaching and watching youth sports. He found great joy in supporting his children’s teams and truly loved seeing the growth of all student athletes from Schirle, Crossler and Sprague area teams. Many will remember his goofiness, work ethic and sincere love of the people and animals in his life.
A celebration of life will be held in his honor at the Mission Mill Museum Dye House, on Sunday, November 1 at 2:00 pm. Assisting the family is Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service.