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Frank Preston Mitcham

March 26, 1948 ~ October 12, 2020 (age 72)


On Monday, October 12, 2020, Frank Preston Mitcham went to be with Jesus at the age of 72.  He was born on March 26, 1948 and is preceded in death by his father Frank Mitcham and mother Irene Mitcham.  He is survived by his wife, Ira B. Mitcham; his children, Kimberly Lynn, David Mitcham, Pamela Saucier, and son-in-law Stephen Saucier; and grandchildren Stephanie, Rivers, Riley, Elaina, and Bodey; and sister Peggy Booty.

Frank was a Vietnam veteran, a graduate of Louisiana State University, and became a preacher in 1991.

Frank was an avid reader, loved to write, and study history.  Affectionately known as PawPaw, he loved to wear his Santa Claus suspenders and never missed a chance to go to Disney World.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to St. Jude Hospital, the AM Cancer Society, Hospice, or the AM Heart Association.

Visitation will be held at Resthaven Funeral Home, Wednesday October 14, 2020 from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm, and a graveside service in Flora, Louisiana, Thursday October 15, 2020 at 10:30am.

Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Frank Preston Mitcham, please visit our floral store.


October 14, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Resthaven Funeral Home
11817 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Graveside Service
October 15, 2020

10:30 AM
Weaver cemetery

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