Richard C. Mitcham

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Richard C. Mitcham, better known as “Rich”, 68, of Hampton, Ar. passed away September 11, 2017 in Marysville, Washington. He was the youngest son of L.D.Mitcham Jr. and Ethel Perritt Mitcham. He was in Washington to celebrate his 50th class reunion, from Meadowdale High School, class of 1967. He was proceeded in death by his parents, two brothers, Don Mitcham and Phillip Mitcham, both from El Dorado, Ar. Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Shawm Mitcham and Shana Mitcham, of Anacortes, Washington, his stepdaughter, Kari Strickland, of Hampton, Ar. One sister, Pamela Mitcham Harris, of Calion, Ar., two grandsons, Jared and Jacob Marks, also of Hampton, Ar. Rich enjoyed spending time with his grandsons. He also leaves behind his two companions, Rueka and Kady Mae. His passion was golf and he played every sunny day possible. He loved to tinker in his fabulous shop, especially on antique vehicles. He retired from Lockheed-Martin in 2011. He proudly served our country in the United States Navy. Our Rich was a quiet man, with many skills. Always ready to offer a helping hand to anyone in need. He will be deeply missed by all that knew him. His favorite saying about himself was “I’m just fat, dumb and happy!” Cremation was handled by Solie Funeral Home, of Everett, Washington. A celebration of Rich’s life will be held at a later date in Hampton, Ar.

The South Arkansas Sun

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Hampton, AR 71744

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