Chad Gordon Mitchell

1980 ~ 2010

Our loving son, brother, grandson and friend, Chad Gordon Mitchell, passed away June 12, 2010.He was born March 9, 1980, in Heber City, to Gordon Paul and Cherie Nordgran Mitchell.

Chad was a proud graduate of Wasatch High School, Class of 1998. He excelled in swimming and diving, and competed in the state finals. He enjoyed working as a lifeguard with his grandpa at the community pool. He served a LDS mission in Des Moines, Iowa. Chad enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, hiking and being in the great outdoors. He had a soft spot in his heart for hunting dogs, and loved to spend time with his father in the mountains looking for shed antlers. A few of Chad's favorite pastimes were 4-wheeling in his jeep, spending time with his family and friends, and attending Scottish Festivals. Chad had a very contagious smile and laugh. He created and cherished many friendships throughout his life. He had a big heart and was always willing to help others. Chad will be greatly missed by his family, friends, and all of those who knew him.

Surviving family includes: his parents, Gordon and Cherie Mitchell; sisters, Amie and Megan Mitchell and Cristy Sweat (Spencer); grandparents, Paul and LaRue Mitchell, all of Heber City. Preceded in death by his brother, Cody Mitchell and grandparents, Al and Dorothy Nordgran.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 11:00 a.m. in the Heber LDS East Stake Center, 2400 S. Mill Rd (1200 East) Heber, UT. A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 6:00 8:00 p.m. at the LDS Stake Center, and on Thursday from 9:30 10:30 a.m. prior to the services, also at the LDS Stake Center. Interment will follow the services in the Heber City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinhoopes.com