Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Leonard P. Mitchell Sr.
Leonard P. Mitchell Sr., 59, of Syracuse, passed away at his home on Thursday. Born in Clewiston, Florida, he resided in Syracuse most of his life. Leonard was presently employed at Peace, Inc. He was predeceased by his parents, Bernice and Henry Mitchell Sr.; siblings, Sara Ann Ealey, Leroy Allen, and Michael Mitchell. Survivors: his children, LaBrigitte Dowdell, Serena Mitchell, Kelli (Telly) Rowser, Jamel Mitchell, and Leonard P. (Charnissa) Mitchell Jr.; grandchildren, Rashad and Aniah Ingram, Ziasia Walker, Tamir Rowser, Kniaja, Jamya, and Symone Mitchell; his companion, Melvie Bullock; his former wife, Bonnie Mitchell; siblings, Betty West, Henry Mitchell Jr., Carol (Lance) Holloman-Paul; Vivian (Bryant) Hall, Deborah Mitchell, William (Sharon) Mitchell, Ida Mae(Roman) McCants, Deirdre (Walwyn) Bradford, Oscar (Michelle) Mitchell, Leslie Mitchell, Diana Mitchell; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, family and friends. Calling Hours: Thursday 10 a.m. to noon at Bethany Baptist Church, 144 Beattie St. Funeral services to follow at noon at the church. Burial will follow in Valley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Peace, Inc., Merrick Head Start, 217 S. Salina Street, 2nd Floor, Syracuse, NY 13202. Farone & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.