Wallace Mitchell

Obituary of Wallace Davis Mitchell

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Wallace Davis Mitchell, 91, of Vinton, passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2023 at Spring Oak at Bedford – The Elks Home.  He was born in Bedford County on May 18, 1931, the son of the late Corbett Lawrence Mitchell & Eva Franklin Mitchell.  He is also preceded in death by his wife, Ada Mae Wilkerson Mitchell; brother, Clyde Mitchell & sister, Ethel Bolling.


Wallace drove a milk truck for 25 years then retired from VDOT as a truck driver.


He is survived by his sons, Micah D. Mitchell (Donna) & Glenn D. Mitchell; grandson, Jeremy Mitchell (Kayla); granddaughter, Whitney Brown (Brad); great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Bryson & Ainsley; numerous nieces & nephews.


A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at Virginia Memorial Park with Rev. Wayne Murphy officiating.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 8, 2023 at Updike Funeral Home, Bedford.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Moneta Rescue Squad, PO Box 497, Moneta, VA, 24121.


Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford. 

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, May 8, 2023
Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford
1140 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike
Bedford, Virginia, United States

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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Virginia Memorial Park
11490 Forest
Road Forest, Virginia, United States
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