Thomas P. Mitchell, Jr., 81 beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend was called to his heavenly home on June 5, 2019. He entered this world on December 9, 1937, in Lexington, Texas, born to Thomas Perry Mitchell, Sr. and Everlee Page Mitchell.
Tomcat worked as a commercial shrimper with Gulf King for over 50 years and has always worked in the shrimping industry. T.P. accepted Christ as Lord and Savior of his life, baptized and a member of the Antioch Baptist Church in Aransas Pass. He loved watching basketball and football the Golden State Warriors was his favorite team. He loved his car and his jewelry. T.P. will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
T.P. is preceded in death by his parents; the mother of his children, Ruby Mitchell; daughter, Sheila Mitchell; son, Chris Mitchell; brother, Dave Mitchell; stepchildren, Denise Chaney and Don Foster; step-grandson, Terrell Simmons.
He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Margaret Ann Simmons-Mitchell; four sons, Thomas Perry Mitchell III (Marissa), Ricky Mitchell (Denise), Jackie Mitchell (Yvonne), Thomas Perry Mitchell IV (Sheila); four daughters, Velesa Denmon, Sharon Simmons (Charles), Nina Pope (James, Jr.), Ashley Simmons; one brother, Herbert T. Jarmin; 20 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.
Visitation will be held from 9:00a.m.-11:00 a.m. and Funeral service conducted by Rev. Gary Brown will begin at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 14, 2019, at Charlie Marshall Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Prairie View Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left at www.charliemarshallfuneralhomes.com
Arrangements entrusted to:
Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes and Crematory
2003 W. Wheeler Ave.
Aransas Pass, Texas 78336