Age 69, late of Burnham, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015. Beloved husband of Marilyn Jean Mitchell. Loving father of Gina Marie (Robert) White and Karen Sue (Jack) King. Proud grandfather of Krista, Kelsi and Ella. Kind uncle of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents: Ira and Lucille Mitchell and brother William (Dixie) Mitchell Sr. Robert proudly and honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam on the patrol gunboat PG84 USS Ashville. He was also a member of the VFW, American Legion and United Steel Workers Union Local 1010.