Jerod Lane Mitchell of Huntersville, age 18, died on Sunday, October 29, 2017.
The oldest son of Kevin and Celena “Sam” Anderson Mitchell, Jerod was born in Charlotte on April 16, 1999. Jerod, was extremely generous, had a huge heart and cared deeply for his friends, especially those who were in need. Jerod had the ability to comfort those who were hurting. He loved his family and will be remembered for his beautiful smile and the love he shared freely.
In addition to his parents, Kevin and Sam, Jerod is survived by his brother, Grant Mitchell of the home, paternal grandparents, Glen and Margaret Mitchell of Princeton, WV, maternal grandparents, John and Kay Anderson of Rocky Gap, VA., an uncle, Justin Mitchell and his wife, Shannon of Bluefield, WV, cousin, Steven Martin of Oak Hill, WV and many good friends who will all miss him greatly.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, November 1, from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at James Funeral Home, 10520 Arahova Drive, Huntersville. For those who would like to pay their final respects and are unable to come on Wednesday evening, viewing will be at 12:00 pm at Journey Church, 15711 Brookway Dr., Huntersville. The Funeral Service will begin at 1:00 pm, Thursday, November 2, 2017, with Rev. Casey Fitzsimons officiating. Burial will be private.
The family would like to express their thanks to LifeShare. Jerod was an organ donor and his life will live on through his gifts to others.
Memorials may be made to Right Moves for Youth, 2211 Morehead St, Charlotte NC 28208, http://www.rightmovesforyouth.org/invest or Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia Association, c/o John Rista, Treasurer, 12115 Henderson Hill Rd., Huntersville, NC 28078, https:/acdassociation.org
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.jamesfuneralhomeLKN.com