Born Nov. 9, 1940, in Huntingdon, Tenn., son of the late Henry Willis and Christine Winnie Woodham House Mitchell, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in Vietnam. He was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Risco, Mo., and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Survivors include one son, John Dale House, of Tampa, Fla.; two brothers, Chuck House, of Malden and Dale House, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and one grandson.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., today, Tuesday, April 17, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Malden with the Rev. Kennard Harper officiating.