Silver Lake- Cody J. Mitchell, 68, passed away Friday, October 17, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Home in Wamego. He was born December 22, 1945 at Oxnard, CA, the son of Ray and Molly Kovar Mitchell. He graduated from Rossville High School in 1964. Cody grew up in the Delia community and served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He worked for Santa Fe Railroad in Topeka and later owned and operated the Brass Rail in Topeka. He moved to Arizona in 1985 and was a bartender at local casinos in Laughlin, NV. Cody moved back to Kansas in 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Clara Winters and Thelma Lowy. Survivors include nephews, Vic Poe, Meriden and Wonnie Graves, Rossville; nieces, Tuesday Winters, Emporia and Terry Kirkpatrick, Lowry City, MO; several great nephews and nieces also survive. Memorial graveside services will be at 10:00 A.M Friday, October 24, 2014 at the Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Hospice and sent in care of Piper Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 642, Rossville, Kansas 66533.