He was born on Oct. 10, 1939, in McHenry, Kentucky, served in the U.S. Army and was an electrician in the aerospace field.
Alton was preceded in death by his father, Rev. Walter Mitchell; mother, Opalea Minton Nelson; stepfather Walter Dee Nelson; and brothers, James Francis Mitchell, Alexander Ezra Mitchell and Walter David Mitchell.
Survivors include his daughter Michelle, Dukes (Brian); grandchildren, McKenna and Abby Dukes; and sister, Debbie Frey.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 29, at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Bro. Mike Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Goshen Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at bevilbrosfuneralhomes.com.