Warren died unexpectedly at home Saturday, April 3, 2021. He was born August 13, 1945 in Bangor, Maine, son of Albert and Kathleen Mitchell.
Warren graduated from Brewer High School, class of 1964. After graduating UMPI with a degree in electrical engineering, he joined the Army where he served as a cook, then later served in the National Guard with the Military Police. Warren had a long career with New England Telephone, and later Verizon, retiring in 1998. Never one to “officially retire” he then went on to establish his own businesses, Kings Mountain RC and Once Upon A Triumph. He also enjoyed dabbling in antiques with his friend Cindy. He loved riding motorcycles, “wheeling and dealing”, and spending time with family. Warren was known as a hard worker, clever prankster, master negotiator, skilled cribbage player, ice cream lover, collector of railroad memorabilia, and enjoyed even the most casual conversation with a stranger.
Surviving in addition to his father, Albert “Bud” Mitchell of Eddington are his daughter, Staci Kothman and her husband Brian, and his daughter Wendi Mitchell-Mooney and her husband James. Siblings, Mary Louise Mitchell and her brother Norman and his wife Sue Mitchell. His special grandchildren, Emily and Jack Watkins, and Madi and Hunter Arno. He was looking forward to the birth of his first great grandchild, Wesley James Palmer, due in June. Warren remained close with the mother of his children, Cheryl Nason. He was predeceased by his mother, Kay Mitchell.
A Celebration of Life gathering will be held 5-7pm Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith, 163 Center St., Bangor. In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to establish a vocational school scholarship fund in honor of Warren’s life. A GoFundMe has been created for this purpose. Condolences to the family may be expressed at BrookingsSmith.com.