CARL MITCHELL ~ Carbondale November 1, 2020

CARL MITCHELL ~ Carbondale

Carl E. Mitchell passed away on November 1, 2020 at Carbondale Memorial Hospital. He was born December 5, 1938, in Enfield, Illinois to Robert Mitchell and Bertha (Belva) Skelton. He graduated from Enfield High School in 1956. He served in the US Army in Germany from 1956 to 1959. He worked for the U. S Postal Service retiring in 1995. He drove cars for Car dealers in the area for 19 years.

He was a sports fan, especially the Chicago Cubs and the SIU Basketball team,

He was an active member of St Francis Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. Also a member of the Carbondale Eagles and the American Legion

He married Margie Karcher on September 7, 1964, in Dahlgren and she survives. Also survived by brother, Clarence (Arlene)Mitchell; brother and sister in law Frank and Cathy Ferrari; sister in law Flo Ann Mitchell, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Kenneth Mitchell; sister and brother-in-law Joan and James Rubenacker.

Funeral services will be held at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. Thursday November 5, 2020 with Rev. Robert Flannery officiating. Visitation will be held prior from 9:00 – 10:00 in the church. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Enfield, Illinois with Military Rites.

No flowers please, memorial donations can be made to St Francis Catholic Church in Carbondale.

Walker Funeral Home in Carbondale assisted the Family with arrangements.


  1. Joe and Becky Dewees says

    With sympathy to Margie and Carl’s family. Not a more enthusiastic SALUKI and Terrier fan.

    Joe and Becky Dewees
    Jacksonville Illinois

  2. Bob York says

    Deepest Sympathy. Enjoyed working with Carl.
    Peace be with you.

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