OBITUARY

John A Mitchell

March 9, 1947June 11, 2013

John A. Mitchell (Hatzimitsos), 66, of Kansas City, MO, passed away June 11, 2013 at his home. John was born March 9, 1947 in Kansas City, MO. He graduated from Paseo High School and attended Penn Valley Community College. John enlisted and proudly served 4 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. He started a printing business, Watergate Press and Associates. He also owned Johnny's on Main St. John was also a bartender at The Streetcar Named Desire on Main St., and at its current location in Crown Center. He became lifelong friends with many of his customers. John was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church, the Ahepa Organization and he was also a Mason. He was preceded in death by his parents, Angelo and Katina Mitchell. John is survived by his family, Michael D. Agnos, Dino J. Agnos, Vetta Bailey, John D. Agnos and his beloved goddaughter Mina D. Agnos.

Visitation will be 2-3PM, with services to follow at 3PM, Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at Mt. Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home, 10507 Holmes Rd. Burial with military honors to follow at Mt. Moriah Cemetery. The family requests no flowers but contributions may be made to the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 12001 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, MO 64145.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, June 18, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 18, 2013
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Bob Healey

June 30, 2013

Too much of a shock. I loved John as a best friend and a Brother. So many memories. I went into the military the day before he left for the Marine Corp. On a foggy day on April 3rd, 1966, he saw me off. Of some of my fondest memories, John was there with me. So many tears in my eyes to go on.

Larry Meyer

June 24, 2013

I first met John while working at the Granfalloon on the Plaza in 1983. We enjoyed so many laughs together over the years - too many to be counted ! I lost my sister on May 9th this year and John was so sweet and concerned about our family. He never focused on his own health issues, just on enjoying his time with friends ! I will miss him and his "big" laugh ! My very deepest sympathies to all of his family; Larry .

June 18, 2013

Today is going a tough day !
May Your Memory Be Eternal !
Joe Bailey

dee castro-pearce

June 18, 2013

rest in peace my dear friend

Dee Castro- Pearce

June 18, 2013

Johnny was a great friend in high school
I remember his smile, I will miss him

Bill Oldham

June 18, 2013

Spent 5 years at Paseo with John and saw him from time to time through the years he will be missed
Bill Oldham

Bryan Dilks

June 17, 2013

I'm so glad I had the opportunity to know you, John. I'll always remember the great conversations Erich and I had with you when we met over lunch at Streetcar during the past few years. One of my favorite stories was the one about the gear shift knob you were going to carve. A funny and great memory. You will be missed. Rest in peace, friend. —Bryan

Steve Twigg

June 17, 2013

At the young age of 21, John (John-John) took me under his wing as a a fledgling bartender at Butch Cassidy's on Main St. I will always be grateful for his example in showing me how to tend bar with style and grace. I am also thankful to John for introducing me to Vikki, who I married 36 years ago.

June 17, 2013

God bless, you will be missed.
George and Angie Ramel

Shawn Kieffer

June 17, 2013

Johnny was a great guy and will be missed.