Honoring Tradition.
Celebrating Life.

Robert Mitchell

November 8, 2017
Jenison, MI



Sunday, November 12, 2017
2:00 PM EST
American Legion Boat and Canoe Club
401 North Park Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Sunset Manor
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Emmanuel Hospice
401 Hall St. SW, Suite 263
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 719-0919

Shriners Children's Hospital
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Seattle's Union Gospel Mission
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Life Story / Obituary


Mitchell , Robert G. "Sweet Old Bob" Robert ("Sweet Old Bob") Grant Mitchell, age 87, of Grand Rapids, passed away on November 8th, 2017. Robert is survived by daughter, Susan (Roger) Martin of Apopka, FL; sons, Thomas (Deborah) Mitchell of Grandville, MI, David (Susan) Mitchell of Kent, WA, and Robert (Angela) Mitchell of Grand Rapids, MI; 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; his twin brother, Richard (June) Mitchell of Wagontown, PA; and many extended family members. Bob's wife of 55 years, Janet, preceded him in death in 2008. As a pharmacist, Bob was the owner/operator of Sweet's Pharmacy for over 30 years. He was an Army veteran and a past Master of Malta Masonic Lodge. Bob enjoyed playing golf with family & friends and time at the family cottage near Big Rapids. A Celebration of Life service for Bob will be held Sunday, November 12 at 2pm at American Legion Boat and Canoe Club, 401 N. Park St. NE, Grand Rapids 49525, with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers (he specifically requested no flowers), donations may be made to Sunset Manor, Emmanuel Hospice, Seattle's Union Gospel Mission, Shriners Children's Hospital, or another charity of your choice.