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Homer E. Mitchell Jr, 74

Homer E. Mitchell Jr, 74 of Hot Springs, Arkansas passed from this life to be with our Lord on April 9, 2018. He was born on December 9, 1943 in Huntington, West Virginia to the late Homer E. Sr. and Roberta Mitchell. Homer enjoyed spending family time on the lake in the family boat “Our Gang II”, riding his Harley Davidson and driving his Chevy SSR. He served in the United States Army and was a decorated Vietnam Veteran as a Staff Sergeant with the first air cavalry division and a recipient of a Purple Heart.

Homer is also preceded in death by his sister, Julie Sconyers. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Gloria Mitchell; three children, Carrie Varnell (Skip), Jenny Keller (Aaron), Denise Cagle; nine grandchildren, Zac, Brittney, Michele, Megan, Matthew, Reed, Hunter, Sadie, Seth; four great-grandchildren, Adysenn, Aubree, Olivia, Ellie; two sisters, Judy Mitchell, Barbara Wright (Ken); and a host of other family and friends.

In lieu of flowers his family have asked for donations to be made to the Arkansas State Police Association, 5702 Dreher Ln # 2, Little Rock, AR 72209 501-666-2772.

Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.


  • Debbie & Bruce Lee Posted April 11, 2018 7:29 PM

    I’m so sorry Carrie! 💔Ugh I’m in tears! Let me know if you all need anything! Love you!

  • Inez Fussell Hargis Posted April 11, 2018 7:49 PM

    So sorry for the loss of your Dad.

  • Ruth Beard Fontenot Posted April 11, 2018 8:08 PM

    Carrie, Skip, Zac and the rest of the family…I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers that God will wrap His arms around you all during this sad time.

  • Gary & Nancy Pugh Posted April 11, 2018 8:31 PM

    Peace be with you.

  • Penny J Smith Posted April 11, 2018 8:59 PM

    Love you Carrie! Praying for you and Family. So sorry to hear this.

  • Kathy Wheeler Posted April 11, 2018 11:05 PM

    My prayers are with you all. May the Lord be with you today and in the days to come

  • Denny & Janie Thompson Posted April 12, 2018 7:39 PM

    We would like to extend our sorrow to the family and let them know we’ll keep them in our prayers and will miss Homer.

  • Robin Noles Posted April 15, 2018 3:47 PM

    So sorry to hear about your dad. My prayers are with you and your family.

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