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Alumni Obituary – Robb W. Mitchell

Robb MitchellRobert W. “Robb” Mitchell (CC’98), 50, of Topeka, KS, passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2023. He was born March 17, 1973, in Waukegan, Illinois, the son of Robert Dean and Janice Lynn (Carlock) Mitchell.

Robb graduated from Zion Benton High School in Zion, Illinois and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Central Christian College in McPherson, Kansas. He was employed as a Criminal Court Clerk by the Shawnee County District Court.

Survivors include his domestic partner of 12 years, Douglas Jones of Topeka, KS; sister, Kimber (Royal) Mellinger of McPherson, KS; and nine nieces and nephews, Doralynn, Nickolai, Tyler, Gavin, Tommie, Hailee, Luke, Tzeitel and Josh; his aunt and uncle that were like second parents to Robb, Joyce and Bill Stein of Illinois; and other family members and friends.

A visitation will be held from 3:00 PM until 4:00 PM, Saturday, April 29, with a memorial service to begin at 4:00 PM at the Topeka Wanamaker SDA Church, 2435 SW Wanamaker Rd., Topeka.

A second visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM, Monday, May 1, 2023, at Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N Chestnut St, McPherson.

Private inurnment will take place in McPherson Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given through a fundraiser to offset funeral expenses through (type in Robb Mitchell) or by writing checks payable to Kimber Mellinger in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

Dove Southeast Chapel, 2843 SE Minnesota Ave. is assisting with Topeka arrangements.

Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut St. is assisting with McPherson arrangements.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Robert “Robb” W. Mitchell, please visit the flower store.



Central Christian College of Kansas is a regionally accredited institution offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs. Central strives to offer Christ-centered education for the whole person – heart, mind, soul, and strength. Its history dates back to 1884, and it is located in the friendly town of McPherson, Kansas. Central is a strategically small college that offers over forty areas of residential study and a thriving online program for non-traditional students. To learn more about Central go to Visit the Foundation of Central Christian College to see what projects and events are coming up.

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