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133 E. Orchard Street
P.0. Box 217
Delton, MI 49046
Phone: (269) 623-5461
Fax: (269) 623-3188
Gordon Mitchell

Gordon L. Mitchell

Sunday, December 8th, 1946 - Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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MITCHELL, Gordon L.
Delton

Gordon Lynn Mitchell, age 73 of Delton passed away peacefully on January 7, 2020. Gordon was born on December 8, 1946 in Hillsdale, Michigan, to Robert and Helen (Willison) Mitchell. Gordon was a 1965 graduate of Climax-Scotts High School. Following graduation, Gordon attended Moody Bible Institute before enlisting in the United States Army. He served his country faithfully for over twenty years in active duty and seven more as a reservist. During his time in the service, Gordon worked as a linguist, graduating from the Defense Language Institute mastering Hungarian and Korean. Gordon also attended Trinity Seminary and a seminary in Hawaii. In his free time, Gordon enjoyed woodworking and making handmade pens. He was a very skilled genealogist and taught classes in Hastings. Faith and music were extremely important to Gordon, he could often be found at local nursing homes conducting church services and singing with the residents. Gordon is survived by his brothers: Gary (Lynn) Mitchell, Gail (Marge) Mitchell, Jim (Gail) Mitchell, Roger (Pete Peterson) Mitchell, and Ross (Denise) Mitchell; brother-in-law, Don Allen; aunt, Vera Bostwick; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and loving extended family. Gordon was preceded in death by his parents, and sisters: Aneita Allen, and Carol Mitchell. Gordon’s family will receive friends on Saturday, January 11, 2020, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Lakeside Baptist Church where his funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 AM Pastor Larry Hendershot officiating. Burial with military honors conducted by American Legion Post 45 will take place in East Hickory Corners Cemetery. Those who wish to make a memorial contribution are asked to do so to defray the funeral expenses. Please visit www.williamsgoresfuneral.com to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Gordon’s family.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, January 11th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, January 11th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Lakeside Baptist Church
    Address
    15025 N Uldriks Rd
    BATTLE CREEK, MI 49017
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  • Service

    Saturday, January 11th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, January 11th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Lakeside Baptist Church
    Address
    15025 N Uldriks Rd
    BATTLE CREEK, MI 49017
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  • Interment

    Location
    East Hickory Corners Cemetery
    Address
    Hickory Road
    HICKORY CORNERS, MI 49060
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Vicki Alkema

Posted at 12:14pm
I will always hold Gordon in my heart. He was my Sunday School teacher for years. The knowledge he had gained in his years at Moody Bible, the US Army and in service with God, shaped his Godly life. He always had a quip for his students, "Are you standing on the promises or sitting on the premises". He was a voracious reader. He loved gardening, wood work and most of all service to God. He came by just to visit one afternoon and the Jehovah Witness folks stopped by. I invited them in and we testified to them and asked questions and and offered prayer. It was a very personal moment I will always remember. What a friend. What a servant of God. My husband and I will miss him along with everyone in the Hickory Corners Wesleyan Church.
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Sandra Bowman

Posted at 11:45am
Condolences in your loss of Gordon he will be so greatly missed. He helped so very many of us in our family quest. Prayers to all Sandy Bowman
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Pastor Len

Posted at 09:31am
Tribute to Gordon Mitchell

It was a privilege to be Gordon’s pastor for twenty- one years at Hickory Corners Wesleyan Church. Norma and I found Gordon to be a man with a gentle and kind spirit who always cared about people. He loved ministry. Gordon served in many leadership positions at the church as well as ministering at nursing homes and other places with his speaking and musical abilities. He was a pastor’s friend. Gordon loved the Word and was a constant encourager to our church family.

There are two passages of Scripture that I believe describes my good friend Gordon.
Psalm 1:1-2: “Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful. 2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law he meditates day and night.”
In Acts 11:24, speaking of Barnabas, “He was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith.” That I believe describes Gordon.
Our prayers are with all of you, his family. And may you find great comfort knowing that our friend and your loved one is in the presence of the God that Gordon loved and served.
Pastor Len and Norma Davis
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Bob & Connie Weessies

Posted at 05:24pm
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