Ronald Paul Mitchell

Ronald Paul Mitchell, 66, a lifelong resident of Bacliff, Texas, passed from this life Thursday, January 14, 2021 in Nassau Bay, Texas. He was born March 18, 1954 to parents Paul Hilliard Mitchell and Thelma Irene O’Brien in Columbus, Ohio.

Ronald was a veteran having served with the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a long time member of the Church of Christ in Bacliff, Texas. Ronald’s career spanned over 30 years as a machinist in the oil refinery industry. Although, his proudest achievement was to meet and marry the love of his life Donna Lynn Berringer and they were blessed with five daughters. He devoted his life to his faith and family. He spent a lot of time making sure his family was provided for and their needs and wants were met. Ronald’s generous spirit and willingness to help those in need should be a testament to us all.

Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Thelma Mitchell; two brothers, Donald Mitchell and Robert Mitchell; grandson, Rylan Scott Vences.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 40 years Donna Mitchell; daughters, Tonia Shell and husband Donnie, Brandie Brandli, Chelsey Mitchell and fiancée Alex Banegas, Ashley Music and husband Clint, and Kasey Thompson; sister, Judy Hardin and husband Stuart; brother, Perry Joe Mitchell, Sr; seventeen grandchildren, Christopher Brandli, Andrew Vences, Hannah Shell, Payton Brandli, Shelby Music, William Shell, Rylan Brandli, Joseph Music, Waverly Banegas, Laken Burkland, Pilar Banegas, London Banegas, Emma Music, Zander Brandli, Jaxon Burkland, Bristol Banegas, and Natalie Cosenza;  one great–grandson, Elliot Music. As well as numerous friends and colleagues.

In his honor a visitation will be held Monday, January 18, 2021 from 5-8:00pm in the Crowder Funeral Home Chapel in Dickinson, Texas with a funeral service on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 12:30pm. Interment will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery, Webster, Texas.


  1. Tonia and Family,

    So sorry to hear of your father’s passing.

    May the healing gifts of time and the timeless love of God gently carry you through the loss you’re feeling now.

    I am He who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you.
    Isaiah 46:4 NIV

    Kay Orth
    • Ty Kay,
      He was a great man. My heart is broken,

  2. This sadden me deeply. You all are in my prayers.
    Ronnie and Irene Shead and family.

    Ronnie Shead
  3. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Our deepest condolences.

    Jenn (Berringer) Bishop & Family

    Jenn Bishop
  4. Our condolences to Ron’s family. We did not know him ling, but he was the sweetest man to us.

  5. Our condolences to the Mitchell family. Although we didn’t know him long, he was so sweet and kind to our family. May he be at peace.

  6. Tonia,
    Please accept my deepest condolences and know that God loves you and can restore your spirits, give you peace, and strengthen you . Words fail to express my deep sorrow for your loss. Always remember, a father’s guiding hand always sits on the shoulder of his children. May your Dad’s memory always be your guiding light.

    Janell Shaw
  7. Thoughts and prayers to you all at this time of loss.

    Michael King
  8. We are so very sorry to hear about Ron he was a wonderful Man . Praying for all the family! We love y’all! Eddie and Leezan Grun .


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