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Kevin Leonard Mitchell
October 9, 1953 ~ December 18, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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Kevin Leonard Mitchell was born on the 9th of October in 1953 in Washington D.C. to Thomas and Annette Mitchell. He grew up in Northwest, where he attended Nativity Catholic School to finish primary and intermediate after transferring from St. Gabriel’s. Kevin then attended St. John’s College High School, where he became a Sergeant First Class in their Military Cadet Program, ran track, and played both football and basketball before graduating in 1972.
Kevin attended Boston College from 1972-73 where he made many friends, but then transferred to Bowie State University, where he continued his sportsmanship with both basketball and football. He was recognized in 2019 for his exceptional contributions to BSU’s football team with his induction into their Sports Hall of Fame. Kevin graduated BSU with his Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 1974.
Mr. Mitchell worked for CSE, then for Geico Insurance company until retirement as a Claims Adjustor. There he served as a mentor to many coworkers and peers. Kevin was an avid fan of the Washington Commanders (previously Washington Redskins) and loved to play golf whenever possible. Also, he had a great heart for service, and was a Big Brother in the Big Brother Big Sister of America Program.
Kevin is preceded in his sunset by his father Thomas Mitchell, his mother Annette Hamilton Mitchell, and his sister Patricia Mitchell Pratt. He is survived by his sister Celeste Mitchell, his ex-wife Willetta, daughters LaKesha & LaRhonda Thompson, and son Kevin Charles Mitchell (Kaia), grandchildren Kevin Charles Jr. and Kyleigh Mitchell. He is also survived by his ex-wife Brenda, son Justin Henderson, daughter Montessa Mitchell, nephew Mitchell Pratt (Angelic Custodio; Nia & Adrianna Williams) and grandnephew Greyson Pratt.
Kevin went to meet our Lord and Savior on the 18th of December 2023. Services will be held on the 9th of February 2024 at 11 o’clock am at Nativity Catholic Church of DC. (6001 13th St NW Washington, D.C. 20011). He was a loyal and charismatic individual that touched many lives and cultivated many relationships, both personal and business, and will be truly missed by many. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, please send a donation to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America at bbbs.org.