Desmond Lee Mitchell

June 1, 1963 ~ January 5, 2022 (age 58)

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Moyock, NC - Desmond Lee Mitchell, 58 of Moyock, NC departed from this earthly life on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Chesapeake, VA. 

Celebration of Desmond's life will take place on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Dove's Landing Cemetery, Elizabeth City, NC with Pastor Frederick Godfrey, Officiating. A viewing will take place at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. 

Desmond was preceded in death by his sister April Denise Mitchell. 

He leaves to cherish his memories; his loving mother Carolyn Mitchell of Elizabeth City, NC and devoted father Jimmie Mitchell of Linden, NJ, three brothers Dennis Mitchell, Derrick Mitchell (Kathy deceased) and Jewel Eason all of Elizabeth City, NC. Maternal grandmother Virginia Banks of Elizabeth City, NC. He also leaves to cherish loving significant other for 35 years Cathy Mercer of Moyock, NC; children that he raised and loved as his own Demetrics Mercer (Kanisha) of Elizabeth City, NC &  Mielissa Mercer of Barco, NC; Grandchildren Kamaurie, Dominic, Kamiyah, Cam'Ryn, Kamani, Kamry; two special nieces and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.




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 Service Program


January 11, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mitchell Funeral Care and Cremations
609 Hull Drive
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Graveside Service
January 12, 2022

10:00 AM
Dove's Landing Cemetery
1609 Peartee Road
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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