Our loving husband, father, brother, friend and “PopPop”, Steven E Mitchell, 70, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at home in Cedar City, Utah, after a short illness. He was born in Cedar City, UT on December 16, 1947, to Elmo and Ora Davis Mitchell. He married Lucinda Bunting, daughter of Adrian and Jean Bunting, on September 16, 1966 in Cedar City, UT. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He worked for Safeways as a teenager and then worked at U & S Motors for several years selling cars before purchasing the business with a partner. He also purchased and still owns a gas station on Cedar City’s Main Street which is known as Steve’s Shell. Steve joined the Utah National Guard on April 1, 1966, and upon graduation from high school he immediately left for Ford Ord, CA for basic training. Steve retired from the National Guard on October 2, 1991, with the rank of Warrant Officer CW03. Steve served as the President of the Cedar Ridge Men’s Golf association for two years and enjoyed the “best of times” with his friends during their daily golf games. He was just 2 months short of being a 50-year member of the BPOE 1556. He enjoyed being with his children and grandchildren and all the wonderful trips to Lake Powell water skiing, vacations at the cabin at Brian Head, Park City, Las Vegas, St Lucia, Newport Beach. He is survived by three children: Jason (Stephanie) Mitchell, son; Jarod Mitchell, son; Jordan (Justin) Cornelius, daughter: six grandchildren, which were the light of his life: Sarah and Kennedy (Jason’s), Jaden and Degan (Jarod’s) and Reed and Bailee (Jordan’s); Bruce Mitchell, brother; Cynthia (Greg) Fullmer, sister. Preceded in death by infant daughter, Stacy Mitchell, parents, parents-in-law, and brother, Danny Mitchell. Funeral services will be Saturday, November 10, 2018, at 12:00 pm at the Cedar City North Stake Center (95 N 2125 W, Cedar City, UT). Friends may call Friday, November 9, 2018, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at Southern Utah Mortuary (190 N 300 W, Cedar City, UT), and again on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 10:30 – 11:30 am at the Cedar City North Stake Center. Interment will be in the Cedar City Cemetery, with Military Honors, under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary.