Carl Mitchum, Kingstree

  • Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Carl Mitchum, Kingstree - Funeral services for Carl “Mack” Mitchum, conducted by the Rev. Jerry Dicks, were held Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Bethel United Methodist Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery of Kingstree.

Mr. Mitchum died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Carolinas Hospital System of Florence. He was born May 20, 1938, in Kingstree, the son of the late Edward (Bully) and Rosa (Burrows) Mitchum. He was educated in the public schools of Williamsburg County. He was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, where he served as a member of the Men’s Choir, the United Methodist Men, and the Usher Board. He was employed with WD Evans Roofing for 32 years until he retired, and Royster Fertilizer Company as a truck driver for six years. He especially enjoyed camping and spending time with the young boys of the community, developing in them leadership skills, responsibility, honesty, and integrity. He accomplished this task through his intensive involvement in the Boy Scouts of America for 16 years. He initiated the Boys Scout Troop #360 at Bethel United Methodist Church. In addition, he helped developed the Charter for the Boy Scout Troop #259 at St. Paul United Methodist Church of Kingstree. He was very inspirational to the Williamsburg Regional Boys to Men Club, and a member of the Kingstree Community Garden Club.

Survivors are: his wife, Azalee Mitchum; six children, Lavern Mouzon of Jacksonville, Florida; Evelyn Hilton (Bobo), Michael Carl Mitchum, and Maxine (Gally) Gibson, all of Kingstree; Irwin Mitchum of Albany, New York; and Jamella Clark of Camden, New Jersey; one stepdaughter raised in the home, Veronica D. Anderson; one brother, John (Son) Mitchum of Kingstree; six sisters, Lucille M. Wilson, Louvetus Hughes (Ernest) and Cynthia Mitchum of Rochester, New York; Natheria Rouse of Andrews; Helen Brown (Randall) of Powhatan, Virginia; and Daisy Pressley (Calvin) of Kingstree; seven additional step-children; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

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