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Danny W. Mitchell

28 September, 19323 June, 2021
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Danny Warren Mitchell September 28, 1932–June 3, 2021

On June 3, 2021, Danny Warren Mitchell of Sugar Land, Texas, died peacefully at home surrounded by family. Danny was born to Fay and Eugene Mitchell in Freeport, Texas, where as a young man he excelled at baseball, football, track, and basketball. He graduated from high school in Port Sulfur, Louisiana, and went on to attend Louisiana State University and serve in the Army. The first of his family to attend college, Danny studied petroleum engineering at LSU. There he met the love of his life, Doris Fuller, and they married in San Antonio, Texas, in 1955.

Danny and Doris eventually settled in Casper, Wyoming, where for over twenty years they raised their three children: Michael Forest, Mark David, and Elizabeth Kathleen. Danny loved golf, fishing, reading about the history of the American West, woodworking and making furniture, and hosting epic barbeques for friends and family. Danny enjoyed a long career as a petroleum engineer, and it took his family to Libya, Wyoming, Louisiana, and finally to Texas, where he retired in Sugar Land. He is survived by his children, five loving grandchildren, seven beautiful great-grandchildren, and his brother, Noel Mitchell, of Opelousas, Louisiana.

Visitation and a memorial service were held at the Settegast-Kopf Company Chapel in Sugar Land, Texas, on Tuesday, June 15, at 11:00 am. It will be followed by inurnment at Houston National Cemetery.

Services

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, 15 June , 2021

  • Committal Service

    Tuesday, 15 June , 2021

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Greg York

13 June 2021

Michael,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you guys.
Love you,
Greg and Tammy York

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