Lee Mitchell, 80, of Chattanooga died on Friday, June 15, 2012 at his residence. He was born in Corbin, Ky., to the late William and Maggie Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell was a veteran having served in the United States Army. Mr. Mitchell was a member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 43. He was a member of Canaan Baptist Church.Preceded in death by first wife, Betty Jean Mitchell; daughter, Diane Burson; two sons, Michael Mitchell and Robert Gilbert; three brothers, Paul Mitchell, Bill Mitchell and Joe Mitchell.; three sisters, Rhonda Jones, Margie Mitchell and Lena Rickett.Survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Judy Mitchell; two daughters, Debbie Gilbert, of Chattanooga, Vikki Brock, of Cumming, Ga.; two sons, Donnie (Gerri) Gilbert, of Chattanooga and Tim Mitchell, of Chattanooga; brother, Ted Mitchell, of Lenoir City, Tenn.; two sisters, Mary Lou Dunn and Phyllis Jackson; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be held on Tuesday June 19, at 11 a.m. at the East Chapel with Rev. Harold Taylor and Rev. Randy Harden officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday, June 18, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. Interment will be in Anderson Memorial Gardens, 640 Oliver Springs Highway, Oliver Springs, Tennessee.Memorial contributions may be made to Canaan Baptist Church, 4318 13th Avenue, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com Arrangements are by the Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist East Chapel, 404 South Moore Road, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37412.