Michael Mackenzie "Mikey" Mitchell

michael mitchell

November 5, 1987 ~ February 17, 2024

Born in: Nashville, Tennessee
Resided in: Joelton, Tennessee

Michael Mackenzie “Mikey” Mitchell, born November 5, 1987, in Nashville, TN beloved husband, father, son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend, passed away after a 3-year battle with ALS on Saturday, February 17, 2024, surrounded by his family in Joelton.

Michael was preceded in death by his maternal Granddaddy, Arthur Virgle Netherton, Sr., paternal grandparents, Franklin C. Mitchell, Sr., and Beulah Young.

Michael is survived by his loving wife, Heather Sharpe Mitchell, and beautiful son, Nickolas Mitchell; his parents, Franklin “Jr.” C. Mitchell, Jr. and Tamara “Tammy” Mitchell; brothers, Malachi (Jamie) Mitchell, Micah Mitchell and honorary brother, Randy McNeese; father and mother in law, Russell and Cathy Sharpe; brother in law, Steven Sharpe; Nana, Linda Netherton, uncle, Virgle (Heidi) Netherton, Aunt Vickie (Ellery) Malone, Aunt Tonya (Doug) Dennis as well as his life long friends that he considered brothers and sister, Gerald Black, James and Jacob Pitt, and Laura (Scoot) Hodges along with many cousins and friends.

Michael loved all things Ghostbusters, prior to his illness he was an active member in the Tennessee Ghostbusters, among other groups. Besides the great love of his beautiful wife and son, he loved his Nashville Predators, Green Day, Queen, Back to the Future, D&D, Wayne’s World, and Harry Potter.

A Celebration of Michael’s life will be held on Monday, February 26, 2024, at New Beginnings Church located at 7700 George E. Horn Drive, Nashville, TN 37221. The family will be receiving visitors from 9AM until 11:30AM with Michael’s memorial starting at 11:30AM; after his service a huge celebration of Michael will take place until 7PM. Special thanks are in order for Dewayne Ferrell with MNPS, for offering shuttle services from Royal Range over to the church due to minimal parking. The family would like to emphasize that this will be a time of CELEBRATING and have asked that everyone wear Ghostbusters, Nashville Predators, Green Day, Harry Potter, Queen, D&D, Back to the Future, or Wayne’s World attire. His celebration will be very informal. We ask as well if you would like to share experiences, fabulous stories about Michael, please let the family know. Also, if you would like to bring any food or drinks, they are encouraged.

Arrangements in the care of Compassion Funeral & Cremation Services, 6949 Charlotte Pike, Suite 104 (615) 857-9955. We are proud to be West Nashville & Bellevue’s only locally owned and operated burial & cremation provider.



Visitation: February 26, 2024 9:00 am - 11:00 am

New Beginnings Church
7700 George E. Horn Road
Nashville, TN 37221

Memorial Service: February 26, 2024 11:30 am

New Beginnings Church
7700 George E. Horn Road
Nashville, TN 37221

Celebration of Life: February 20, 2024 12:30 pm - February 26, 2024 7:00 pm

New Beginnings Church
7700 George E. Horn Road
Nashville, TN 37221

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  1. Sincerest condolences to each of you who played a special role in Michael’s life. His legacy lives on in each of your through the gifts you first gave to him.

  2. My sincere condolences to your entire family, my thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Jackie Holbert 🙏🙏❤️

  3. My deepest condolences. May God comfort you in this difficult time and encompass you in His love. My prayer are with you and your family.

    • My heart is heavy as I pray for this special family to have comfort during this very sad time. Peace be with you Tammy. I know how you feel because as you know I lost my son too of this horrid disease of ALS.

  4. My name is Mychael Pope I worked with Ghostbusters for some years at Metro Public Works and I just want to send my condolences to the family

  5. Our hearts go out to your family at this difficult time. Wishing you the best and know you are in our prayers. We are so sorry to hear about Michael.

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