Earl E. Mitchell, 77 of Pataskala, formerly from Gallipolis, OH, died peacefully at his home after a brief battle with brain cancer on January 6, 2013. Born on October 11, 1935 to the late Irvin F. and Goldie Mae (George) Mitchell in Gallipolis, Ohio. Earl served his country during the Korean War, retired auditor with the International Union of Electrical Workers. He is preceded in death by his wife Carole (Tei) Mitchell, brothers Thomas (Margarette) Mitchell, Leroy (Nina) Mitchell, Keith Mitchell, James (Little Jim) Mitchell, sisters Monica (Ralph) Oberkonz, Lyvonia (Ray) George, Lib (Bill) Crane. He is survived by his children Deron (Amy) Mitchell, Mindi (Shawn) McConnell, grandchildren Brittany McCall, Deron (Fuzz) Mitchell, Nickolas McConnell, brothers James C. (Anna) Mitchell and Bobby (Anne) Mitchell. Friends may call at Kauber-Sammons Funeral Home, Pataskala on Thursday, January 10, 2013 from 6 to 9pm. Funeral service on Friday at the funeral home at 10am. Graveside service at 2pm at Morgan Center Cemetery, Gallipolis, Ohio. An online memorial will be located at www.kaubersammons.com.