August 22, 1955 - September 24, 2021
Robert (Rob) Lamont Mitchell was born August 22, 1955, in Washington , DC to Alberta Gainey and Rance C. Mitchell(preceded in death) Rob was educated in the DC Public Schools and graduated in 1973 from Dunbar High School he attended Bowie state University. While attending Bowie State he was inducted into Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and was a member of the Bowie State Bulldogs basketball team. He was known at Bowie State as "little Wing" , and his brother Ricardo was known as "wing". Upon leaving college he successfully completed his training at the Metropolitan Police Academy in 1981 and was appointment to the Metropolitan Police Department, Field Operation Bureau Seventh District, where he spent most of his career. Rob had an infectious grin and could light up a room with his presence. It was always Rob's wish to be a Detective, so he set a goal to become one. On January 12, 1992, Rob became a detective II. during his employment, he enjoyed giving back tot he people that he worked with on a regular basis. His coaching reputation preceded him as one of the best coaches of the Metropolitan Police Departments Men's Basketball league. For seven years in a row, his team held the championship title. His friendly personality and the desire to help others led him to take new officers under his wing and mentor them by providing professional advice, teach them how to set up their notebooks, how to collect information, and maybe a few fashion tips on the side! After 25 years of service, he retired on August 3, 2006. Family meant everything to Rob, he looked forward forward to family events and always checked in on his family in person and by phono regularly. He leaves behind his spoud Charmaine Sheeler-Mitchell , his daughter, Ashley (Gregory), grandchildren LaRon Allen. LaRynn and Gregory III (Champ) Archer, Son Antoine, grandchildren Liam and Gabriel Mitchell and ason Robert D. Mitchell. His siblings, Richard (Tanya) Mitchell, sister Madgalin (James) Morris and brother Ricardo (Bonita) Mitchell, sisters Doreen Gorham and Cheryl Mitchell and brother Rance Mitchell, Jr. He also leaved behind a multitude of nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. Services will be held Monday October 11, 2021 at Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church Viewing 11:00 am to 12:00 pm Service to begin at 12:00 pm Interment National Harmony Memorial Park.
Robert (Rob) Lamont Mitchell was born August 22, 1955, in Washington , DC to Alberta Gainey and Rance C. Mitchell(preceded in death) Rob was educated in the DC Public Schools and graduated in 1973 from Dunbar High School he attended Bowie state... View Obituary & Service Information
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