WATERVILLE – Harvey Jon Mitchell, 65, died unexpectedly at his Waterville home Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 12, 2004. He was born Dec. 10, 1938, in Indian Island, Old Town, the son of Edwin and Sadie (Ranco) Mitchell. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving our country with the Army Corps of Engineers. Harvey spent the majority of his career with the Maine Dept. of Transportation, working for 32 years. He retired from state service in 1996. Following retirement, Harvey poured his energy into the family business, Abnaki Moccasin Company, specializing in Native American moccasins, baskets and jewelry. The business was based in Waterville, and during the summers on Squirrel Island in Boothbay Harbor. Harvey loved animals and enjoyed traveling, meeting people, and inventing unique gadgets. Woodworking was a special love of his. He was loved and will be missed deeply by his many relatives, friends, and associates. Harvey is survived by his son, Kipling Mitchell and his wife, Carla, of Winthrop; his daughter, Kelly and husband, Mick Davis, of Denver, Colo.; his brothers, Christopher Mitchell of Williamsburg Township, Milo, and Kimball Mitchell and wife, Joni, of Bangor; by three grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and by his longtime companion, Charlotte Blackwell of Chelsea. Harvey was predeceased by his wife of 31 years, Bernice (Gagnon) Mitchell of Waterville; his parents, Sadie and Edwin Mitchell of Indian Island, Old Town. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16, at Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm St., Waterville. A Mass of Remembrance will be held at St. Ann’s Church on Indian Island, Old Town, and a service will be held on Squirrel Island later in August, dates to be determined. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Humane Society of Waterville Area, 120 Drummond Ave., Waterville, ME 04901.