William (Bill) Bailey Mitchell, age 70, of Hemet, CA, passed away Friday, August 23, 2019. He was born on January 8, 1949 in Hemet, CA to Bailey and Ruth Mitchell. He attended San Jacinto Elementary School, San Jacinto High School and Mt. San Jacinto Community College. He served in the United States Army from 1969 to 1971. Upon his discharge, he worked on the Mitchell Dairy for several years before beginning his 45-year career as a jeweler. He owned and operated Parkhurst Jewelers for 15 years. Bill married Rebecca (Becky) Mercer Nelson in 1989. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Becky; daughters Noelle Hendry of Hemet, Heather Forst (Andy) of Hemet, Christina Mitchell (David) of Oregon, OH, and sons Bailey Mitchell (Mark) of London, England, Cody Nelson (Tiffany) of Hemet and Sky Nelson (Tiffany) of Hemet. He is especially proud of his 11 grandchildren, Bella and Haven Hendry, Jensen, Daize and Kane Forst, Dexter and Jack Brown, Amalie Mitchell, Abby Nelson, Hunter and Emory Nelson. Bill is also survived by his identical twin brother Tom Mitchell of Hemet and his sister Kay McKnight of Ramona. In lieu of flowers, the family asks you to consider a memorial contribution in his name to the American Cancer Society.
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