Thomas W. Mitchell

Oct. 8, 1964-Jan. 27, 2024


Thomas W. Mitchell of Crawfordsville passed away Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024, at home in his sleep. 

He was born Oct. 8, 1964, at Bedford, Indiana, to Michael and Donna Mitchell.

He was a 1982 graduate of Crawfordsville High School and received a master’s degree in political science at Indiana State University.

He worked for the City of Crawfordsville for 39 years and served as the superintendent of the Wastewater Treatment Plant for 16 years, under four mayors, Michael, Gentry, Zumer and Coons. His most recent job was at MasterGuard as a paint lab technician.

He married Corlan Garr Mitchell on Jan. 30, 1998. She survives.

He also leaves behind three children, Gregory (Amber) Garr of Crawfordsville, Amanda Mae of Battle Creek, Michigan and a daughter at home, Molly Marie;  two brothers, Tim (Tracy) Mitchell of Fort Wayne and Troy (Nichole) Mitchell of Crawfordsville; sister Carol (Keith) Coffenberry of Crawfordsville; two grandsons; a granddaughter; a great-granddaughter; and eight nieces and six nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Carrie Mitchell; and a grandson.

There will not be a public service. His family will remember him privately. Arrangements were entrusted to Burkhart Funeral Home.

Donations in memory of Tom Mitchell may be made to the organization of your choice.