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John Wayne Mitchell

John Wayne Mitchell, 72, husband of Irene Jolly Mitchell for 51 years, died Sunday, October 6, 2019 at his home in Paris, KY.
A native of Nicholas County, KY, he was the son of the late Albert Mitchell and Ella May Jolly Mitchell.  He was retired from Machmer Hall Horse Farm where he was a groomsman.  He was a member of Silas Baptist Church and was an avid golfer.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Jeff Mitchell, Cindy (Robbie) Bohanan, Brad (Linda) Mitchell; seven grandchildren, Joshua Smith, Morgan Bohanan, Shayla Mitchell, Jordan Bohanan, Hayley Cole and family, Gina Carmichael and Aaron Carmichael; a special niece, Skylar Baber; a special great niece, Isabella Carrera; sister in laws, Imogene Baber, Pam (Joe) Shepard, Beverly (Rod) Montgomery; Sylvia (Jay) Mitchell and Wanda Thornsburg and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by eight brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St. Paris, KY by Bro. Curtis Coots.  Burial will be in the Carlisle Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Darvin Mitchell, Dean Mitchell, Brian Thornsburg, Skylar Baber, Chad Jolly and Stephen Royse.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jonathan Allison, Aaron Carmichael, Tanner Arnold and the staff at Bluegrass Hospice Care.
The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY 40361.
The online guestbook is at and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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