Ronald Rene Mitchell of Dutton passed away in his 79th year. [May 4, 1940-August 28, 2018] Dearly loved husband of Marilyn [Learn] for 57 years. Dear father of Denise Noddin [Stacia Lett], Rodney, Scott [Patti] Mitchell, Dutton, Cindy Mason, London, Pam Silva [Mitchell], Dutton. Loved by his grandchildren, Melanie Mason, Collin Mason, Erica [Robert] Koscik [Silva], Blair Noddin [Sara Mitchell], Stephanie [Ryan] McQueen, Jake Mitchell, Chris Mason, Charlotte [Kelly] MacGregor. Special great-grandpa to Gavin Flannigan, Kali Bancroft, Breanna and Anthony Mason, Gabi, Averie and Bryce Mitchell, Raymond and Faith Noddin, Eli and Liam MacQueen. Ron is survived by his sister Bonnie DeRyk [Frank], sister in law Rosemary [Dave] Goble and brother in law Gord [Norma] Learn. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Clarence and Lily belle [Goodman] Mitchell. Ron spent 32 years working as an officer for the Ontario Provincial Police, finishing up his career in Dutton/Elgin County. The the funeral service was held on Friday August 31 at the Arn Funeral Home, Dutton. Private family interment in Aylmer Cemetery at a later date. Donations to the Dutton Dunwich United Church greatly appreciated.