Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell

June 23, 1934 — September 17, 2017

Billy Mitchell, 83, of Copperas Cove, passed away Sept. 17, 2017. He was born in Sparta, Tennessee, to Norman and Lula Mae Mitchell on June 23, 1934.

Bill spent 20-plus years in the United States Army and was a Vietnam veteran. He met his wife, Maryann, in Germany while in the military.

He is survived by his son, Norman Mitchell (Teresa) of Copperas Cove, Texas; grandchildren, Erik Mitchell (Jennifer) of Killeen, Texas, and Travis Mitchell (Vanessa) of Copperas Cove, Texas; step-grandchild Jacob Compston (Charles Chester) of Colorado Springs, Colorado; and great-grandchild Lillian Grace Mitchell of Killeen, Texas.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife.

Billy had a great passion for hunting and fishing. He will be greatly missed.

Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 22, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Clements Wilcox Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Saturday, Sept. 23, at 10 a.m. at Clements Wilcox Funeral Home.

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