Eric Paul Mitchell, Sr., "as known as Mitch", passed away peacefully on Friday, August 12, 2022, in\nRosedale, LA (at the house he built from the ground up) surrounded by LOVE and family. He was 74\nyears old. He was a native of Edgard, LA and resident of Baton Rouge, LA. He graduated from Second\nWard High School in Edgard, LA. He was a Veteran in the United States Army and served in the Vietnam\nWar. He retired from Exxon Mobile in Baton Rouge, LA in the early 2000's. He attended "The" Southern\nUniversity A&M College in Baton Rouge, LA after retiring from Exxon Mobile, he was also a Boy Scouts\nTroop Leader (Cub Master Pack 47) in Baton Rouge, LA. Eric was a great mentor to everyone he came in\ncontact with and loved carpentry work and drawing. \nMourning his departure, yet cherishing his memories are his loving and devoted three children, Erica (Cliffton) Woods (Baton Rouge, LA), Eric (Ebony) Mitchell, Jr (Addis, LA), LaKeisha (Gillis) Wilson III (Baton Rouge, LA) and 13 grandchildren. 2 sisters, Leslie Jackson and Laura (Belfred) Pryer Sr., 2 brothers, Phillip (Quenne) Mitchell, Jr., and Gilbert (Mary) Mitchell, Sr.\nService of Remembrance will be Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 10am at St. Mark Baptist Church, 132\nMarquez St. Mount Airy, LA 70076. Visitation from 8am-10am. Reverend Oscar Nelson, Officiating.\nInterment: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2349 LA-18, Edgard, LA 70049. Final care and professional services entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services.\n\n"When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a TREASURE!!"\n\n\n\nTo share condolences and thoughts, and to sign guest book, please visit: www.treasurefunerals.com.\n\n\n\nDue to COVID-19 and CDC guidelines and restrictions, masks and social distancing are REQUIRED!!!