GARY CAMPBELL MITCHELL

March 17, 1952 – March 21, 2018

Gary was born to Gordon and Juanita Mitchell in Seattle, WA and raised in Kennydale, Renton, Washington.

He graduated from Hazen High School in 1970 and graduated from the University of Washington in 1974 with a B.A. in Business. Upon graduation, he served in the U.S. Navy both active duty and reserve for over 20 years as a staff mine warfare officer and retired in 1996 as a Captain. Gary also worked for Boeing for 38 years as a manufacturing engineer on the 737 and 777.

Gary was an avid skier and a volunteer for the National Ski Patrol from 1992 to 2012. He loved to be on the open road with his Harley Davidson, wife and friends. They traveled together across the Pacific Northwest, Wyoming, Nevada and South Dakota.

Gary had an infectious smile and a caring and giving heart. He was a devoted husband and father. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Terry Mitchell; son, Stuart Mitchell; daughter, Allison Northrop; and sister, Patty Kelleher.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his honor to the Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust www.dav.org


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@rentonreporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.rentonreporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in Obituaries

Obituary: Robert W. McLendon

On February 10th, 2020, Bob passed away peacefully at home at the… Continue reading

David Brian Wolfe obituary
David Brian Wolfe obituary

David Brian Wolfe, age 67, passed away on March 21, 2020 at… Continue reading

VIENNA WILSON

Vienna Wilson, age 83, passed away on February 22, 2020 at Ideal… Continue reading

WAYNE HENRY GORES

Wayne Henry Gores, age 86 passed away peacefully on Monday February 17,… Continue reading

WILLIAM MOSS

Bill was born August 17th, 1929 and passed away peacefully in his… Continue reading

DR. FREDERICK RICHARD BROWN

Dr. Frederick Richard Brown, “Doc Brown”, died at the age of 89… Continue reading

ROBERT (SUNNY) WICKHAM

Sunny entered heaven on December 4, 2019 following a lengthy illness. So… Continue reading

GERALDINE MCQUILLER

Geraldine McQuiller was born May 16, 1914, to parents John & Sue… Continue reading

ERNEST JAMES COMSTOCK

Known to all as Ernie, age 76, died January 18, 2020 at… Continue reading

Most Read