Vernon Mitch Mitchell, 54, passed away in Hood River on March 2, 2018. He was born on April 19, 1963 to Barbara E. (Scarborough) and Clarence D. Mitchell. Vernon joined the United States Army in 1987 and served during Desert Storm. He was honorably discharged from military service in 1991. Vernon worked in hotel maintenance. He is survived by his sister Bonnie Davidson of Carson; brothers Guy and Kenny Mitchell of Carson; half-siblings Judy Welcher of Arizona, George Bradley of Cascade Locks and John Bradley of North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews. Vernon will be laid to rest at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon. A memorial potluck will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, 2018 in the Hood Room, Skamania Lodge.