Mitch Landreth 53, Lawrence, died Thursday, October 25, 2012 at his home. He was born on September 26, 1959, the son of Jack and Betty Landreth.
All services well be private.
A lifelong resident of Lawrence, Mitch attended Hillcrest Elementary, West and South Junior High, and graduated with the Lawrence High School Class of 1977. Over the years, he worked as a dental technician and as an environmental technician. At the time of his death, he was employed by the Kansas Memorial Union.
Survivors include his mother, Betty, Monte Vista, Colorado; his sister Libbie, Mosca, Colorado; his son, Sean, Lawrence, Kansas, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack. Memorial plans are pending. Contributions may be made in his name to the Lawrence Humane Society.
Mitch was a handsome, charming man known for his humor and wit. He loved playing softball, vacationing at the family cabin in Estes Park Colorado, reading, and joking about world events with his friends, but most of all, he loved his son, Sean.
Mitch will be fondly remembered and sorely missed by all who knew him. As he often quoted: “The King is dead, long live the King.”
Messages & Condolences
Sorry for your loss, may Jehovah God help you keep your memories near and dear, and be comforted having him in your life, with a future prospect of life again, (John 5:28-29).
Sorry to read of the loss of your love one, may Jehovah the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort help you at this time, (2 Corinthians 1:3).
Godspeed old friend! We laughed like loons when we were kids and decades later when we met by happenstance, again we laughed. Thank you Mitch!
My condolences to the Landreth family and Mitch’s many friends.
To Mitch’s Family,
I am deeply sorry for your loss. He was a great friend and he will be missed by all. I remember when I first met Mitch–playing football by Deerfield Elementary. He could run like the wind! Over the years, his humor, honesty and gentle charisma were characteristics to be admired.
Mitch still have memories of us as kids. Haven’t talk to u in years but remember school days and after school nites. RIP So sorry for your familys loss goodbye my friend. John
I knew Mitch in grade school – he was charming even then! Sincere condolences to his family.
take care my friend; thank you for your kindness. had some kick ass parties in our youth and enjoy our talks as we got old. i know your watching over your son. peace be with you. Now go get the party started.
love you always childhood friend
go in peace now no pain anymore
To Mitch’s family and son i am sorry for your loss. he is missed; he had so many friend that cared…your in my prays…cindy
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