Thomas Mitchell



Thomas George Mitchell, 68, of Surfside Beach passed away Sunday, December 03, 2017 at his residence. He was born August 12, 1949 in New Milford, CT, son of the late James Joseph Mitchell, Jr. and Theresa Ponticelle Mitchell.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his stepfather, Richard Kitney.

Survivors include his loving wife of forty two years, Cheryl Mitchell of Surfside Beach; son Ryan Mitchell and his wife Alexandra of Murrells Inlet; brother, Jim Mitchell of Long Beach, CA and three grandchildren, Paxton, Ava Love and Sadie Grace Mitchell.

Thomas was an avid golfer, actually making a hole in one on May 3rd of this year. He enjoyed watching football, baseball and hockey, some of his favorite teams being the Giants, Rangers and Yankees. When he wasn’t watching sports he enjoyed photography, cooking, gardening and spending time with his family. His grandchildren were his world and he spent many days with them playing in the pool or on the beach.

A celebration of Thomas’ life will be held 4:00 PM Thursday, December 07, 2017 at Low Country Community Church, 4430 Murrells Inlet Rd, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made in Thomas’ name to Tidelands Hospice, 2591 N Fraser St, Georgetown, SC 29440 or to the Sarcoma Foundation of America, 9899 Main Street, Suite 204, Damascus, MD 20872.

Condolences may be made at

Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the family with arrangements.