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Troy E. Mitchell, age 87, of Pleasanton, Kan. passed away in Overland Park, Kan.on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021.  Troy was born the son of Jesse James and Naomi Folsom Mitchell on June 23, 1934 in Kansas City, Kan.  He married Ruby Venable on October 4, 1951 in Kansas City, Mo., she preceded him in death in 1999. 

Troy was a television repairman over the years.  He enjoyed baseball, football, scratching lottery tickets and was always happy to see his kids and grandkids.  Troy was preceded in death by his parents, wife, a son, Dennis Mitchell, a daughter, Belinda Fuller, two brothers, Claude and Jesse Mitchell, three sisters, Virgie Beaven, Lola McQueen and Louise Burch.  He is survived by two sons, Troy Mitchell Jr. and wife Edna, Rick Mitchell and wife, Lonna, two daughters, Sherry Fuller and husband, Ernie, Rhonda Anderson, sixteen grandchildren and fifty plus great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren with another on the way.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 25 at the Pleasanton Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 6 - 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 24 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel.  The family suggests contributions to the Troy Mitchell Memorial Fund to help the family with funeral expenses.  Online condolences may be left at 



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