Dossie Ray Mitchell, 85, of Rockwall, Texas, passed away peacefully in his home on March 2, 2019. Dossie was born December 31, 1933, to Emma Langley and Charles Ray Mitchell, in Wedowee, Alabama. He was an avid golfer, Shriner, US Army and US Air Force veteran. He retired from the Federal Bureau of Prisons as the Chief of Security. Dossie also was a motorcycle enthusiast and participated in the Ride to the Wall. He was a member of the Hella Shrine Legion of Honor and on the Pistol Team of the Hella Shrine Provost Guard Unit.
Mr. Mitchell leaves behind a loving wife, Charmaine Mitchell; one son and daughter-in-law, Gerald and Susan Mitchell; one grandson, Todd Berry; and one brother, Reo Mitchell. He is preceded in death by 8 other brothers and sisters and his parents, Charles and Emma Mitchell.
A gathering of friends and family will be at Rest Haven Funeral Home – Rockwall location at 2500 State Hwy 66 East, on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, from 6:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. Graveside services will be held Friday, March 8, 2019, at 9:30 A.M. in DFW National Cemetery at 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, Texas, 75211.
The family has asked that any donations be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children or Hella Shrine Temple, Garland, Tx.