May 3, 2012 - StaffDavid R. Mitchell, 61, of Riverton and Lander, died of cancer Thursday, May 3, 2012, at the Lander Medical Center.
A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, May 4, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.
David R. Mitchell was born Aug. 18, 1950. He grew up in Ely, Nev., graduating from high school there.
He was a 33-year resident of Fremont County.
Mr. Mitchell was an operating room nurse for the Riverton and Lander hospitals. He retired from the Lander Regional Hospital in January 2012.
Mr. Mitchell was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Lander V.F.W.
His family said he enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors, and he especially loved his cats.
Mr. Mitchell is survived by his brother, Daniel Mitchell; sisters Donna Mitchell and Pauline Francis; numerous nieces and nephews.
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home (www.theDavisFuneralHome.com) of Riverton.
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