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Randy Mitchell, 59 of Barstow, formerly of Plainview, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018. Funeral Services are scheduled for 10 o' clock in the morning on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Lemons Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at Olton Cemetery in Olton, TX. The family will receive friends from 6-8 o' clock in the evening on Tuesday at the funeral home. Arrangements are entrusted to Lemons Funeral Home. Randy was born November 29, 1958 to Carl Martinez Lawson and Jean Mitchell in Indio, California. He married Delores Waller on January 1, 1977 in Plainview. Randy was all around awesome; from his sweet and caring personality to him always being able to put a smile on anyone's face. He was a Captain for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for many years, a compressor tech at Axip, involved in theater, and a fisherman. But above all, he was a terrific musician. He was a member of the FFA and a 32° Mason. Randy was deeply loved and cared about by so many people and will be dearly missed. He was preceded in death by his parents. His father was a Native American who lived at the Torrez Martinez Reservation in California. Randy is survived by his wife Delores of Barstow; his father Clyde Mitchell; three sons: Randy L. Mitchell and wife Annette of Sherman, TX, Benjamin L. Mitchell of Shelby, MT, and Christopher W. Mitchell of Richardson, TX; one daughter: Christina D. Mitchell of Hereford, TX; five brothers: Gene Craft and wife Reta of Plainview, TX, CF Cox and wife Debbie of California, Dennis Cox of California, Forrest Lawson of Missouri and Phillip Lawson and wife Marsha of Missouri; and eight grandchildren: Amethyst Mitchell, Phoenix Mitchell, Artemis Mitchell, Syra Braze Mitchell, Caleb Mitchell, Dorian Cloud Menchaca, Rowan Hawk Gonzales, and Kevin Gonzales.
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