Memorial services for Dr. Ronald L. Mitchell, 55, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 28 in the Harvey-Douglas Centennial Chapel with the Reverend Eugene Christian officiating. Inurnment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

The son of William C. and Lula Mae Cunningham Mitchell Jr., Ron was born July 14, 1957, in Ardmore, Oklahoma, and passed away on March 2, 2013, at his residence in Kemmerer, Wyoming.

Ron was a graduate of Oklahoma State University where he received his master's degree in agronomy and then received his doctorate degree from the University of Tennessee. He had worked for the Noble Foundation in Ardmore before moving to Kemmerer, Wyoming, and was working for the Department of Interior Bureau of Land Management at the time of his death.

Ron is survived by his brother, William C. Mitchell III and wife, Sissy of Overbrook, Oklahoma; his sister, Debora Lynn Moore and her husband, Terry of Springer, Oklahoma; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, who passed away on February 10, 2013.

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Services under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home and Crematory.