Graveside services for Kenneth Edward Mitchell, 52, of Red Oak, and formerly of Palestine and Athens, were at 10 a.m. today in Athens Cemetery with Dan Manuel officiating.
Kenneth died Sept. 27, 2013 in Dallas of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on Sept. 23, 2013.
He was born July 19, 1961 in Palestine to Jimmy Ray and Wanda Joyce Hudson Mitchell.
Kenneth graduated from Athens High School in 1979 and resided in Red Oak since 1985. He served a 28-year tenure with Atmos Energy where he was a senior service technician. He was a motorcycle enthusiast.
He was preceded in death by his father in 1965; and stepfather, Richard Alan Carroll, in 2011.
He is survived by his wife Betsy Mitchell of Red Oak; son, Seth Alan Mitchell of Red Oak; daughter, Kelsey Elaine Mitchell of Red Oak; mother, Joyce Carroll of Athens; and brother, Steve Mitchell of Athens.