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Joseph William Mitchan

November 15, 1946 ~ August 30, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old


Joseph William Mitchan, age 76, passed away August 30, 2023. He proudly served in the United States Army. He retired from Exxon Mobile after many years. He greatly enjoyed the outdoors, hiking and canoeing. He loved attending church, spending time at the gym and with his gym-family. He also loved to travel and visit the painted churches throughout Texas. Pops was a devoted family-man who will be greatly missed.                 

He is preceded in death by his spouse, Virginia Nell Lensing Mitchan; parents, Robert B. Mitchan and Clara Elizabeth Tannich Mitchan.     

Those left to cherish his memory include his son, Joseph H. Mitchan; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Cauley-Mitchan; adopted daughter, Mary Elizabeth Mitchan Swanner; grandchildren, Rebekah L. (Keir) Whitt; adopted grandchildren, Chanse Mitchan, Johnathan Mitchan and Skylar Mitchan; great grandchildren; sisters, Mary Ann Mitchan Bartlett and Margaret Clara Mitchan (Larry) Steele; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.                 

The Visitation for will be Tuesday, September 5, 2023 from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Moments Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 AM in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Caleb Davis and Rev. Stephen M. “Mike” Cauley officiating. Burial will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery.          

Moments Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, is honored to be in charge of arrangements. 

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September 5, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Moments Funeral Home Lucedale
7158 Highway 63 South
Lucedale, MS 39452

Funeral Service
September 5, 2023

11:00 AM
Moments Funeral Home Lucedale
7158 Highway 63 South
Lucedale, MS 39452


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