Michael Brady Mitchell, Jr., 82, of Ocean Springs, MS, died Sunday, July 30, 2023, at his residence in Ocean Springs, MS.
He was born July 9, 1941, in Mobile, AL to his parents Michael Brady Mitchell, Sr. and Anna Josephine Shultz. Michael was a 1959 graduate of Notre Dame Catholic High School and received his Associate of Arts degree from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Perkiston, MS in 1961. He was employed at Ingalls Shipbuilding for 38 years, an avid fisherman and golfer and enjoyed antiquing and Sea Wolves Hockey. Most of all, he loved spending time with his loving family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Lisa Marie Mitchell; son-in-law, Bart Howard Brewer; grandparents, Joseph and Bernadette Shultz, Oscar and Mary Mitchell; and brother, Robert Marion Mitchell.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Virginia Beatrice (Salters) Mitchell; children, Michael Brady Mitchell III (Teri), Virginia Anna Brewer (Lionel Cothern), Marian Marie Dossett (Chris), James Oscar Mitchell (Shannon), Joseph Edward Mitchell (Emree Steptoe); 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; siblings, William Joseph Mitchell (Joan), Francis David Mitchell (Vicky), Patrick Shultz Mitchell (Patricia), Mary Anna Zito, Elizabeth Bernadette Ludwig (John), Margaret Jean Migues, and Martha Jane Thompson; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visitation will be held at 10:00am on Thursday, August 3, 2023, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Ocean Springs, MS, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Ocean Springs, MS.
Memorial donations can be made to Saint Vincent DePaul Society or Jackson County Animal Shelter.
Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Homes is honored to serve the family of Michael Brady Mitchell, Jr.