Wayne Howard Mitchel, 77, of Rockville, formerly of Center Point, died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2004, at Lee Alan Bryant Healthcare Facility.
Born Nov. 12, 1927, in California, he was the son of Howard J. Mitchel and Thelma Dierdorff Mitchel.
He was raised in Indiana and graduated from Ashboro High School in 1947. When he was younger, he worked at Dietz Poultry Farm and for the Ford dealership in Brazil. He also liked to help neighbors with odd jobs.
Survivors include his brothers, John Mitchel, of Brazil and Carl Mitchel of Kokomo; a sister, Delores Burnsworth of Kokomo; and several nieces, nephews and other family.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Ray Mitchel and Kenneth Mitchel.
Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Schoppenhorst Funeral Home in Clay City with Pastor Ray Deeter officiating. Cremation will take place following the services with burial of the ashes at a later date.