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Jonathan “Seth” Mitchell

January 20, 1979 –
 November 13, 2021

Obituary

Jonathan Seth Mitchell passed away on Nov 13, 2021 in Dallas TX after a courageous yet challenging 6-year battle with cancer. He was the bravest, most thoughtful and passionate person we’ve ever known.

Seth is survived by the love of his life, his wife Nicole Mitchell and their 3 amazing children, Maggie, Ella and Harlan; his mother Cathy Mitchell of Richardson; his father and stepmother John and Laura Mitchell of Carrollton; his 3 loving sisters and their husbands, Kelli and Bobby Higginbotham of Tacoma WA, Sarah and Saul Beltran of Barcelona Spain, and Sara and Ryan Lumbley of Dallas; as well as 6 nieces and nephews.

Born in Waco TX in 1979 then moving with his family to Carrollton TX in 1990, Seth was a graduate of Newman-Smith HS in 1997 and UNT in 2002, earning a BA in Communications. Seth was an exceptional debater in high school as well as a sports-enthusiast; having invested time with WFAA Sports and The Ticket before moving to a successful career in marketing.

Seth worked for Grey Advertising Group after college before joining with a colleague and good friend to create Reed-Mitchell Strategic Design which eventually merged with 9th Wonder, an exceptional marketing company with offices in 3 countries. Ever the optimist, his creativity and innovation were a driving force behind its success. Seth made everything he touched better and smarter and considered his partners and team to be family.

Seth had an insatiable curiosity and desire to understand new concepts. He was a great listener, the best gift-giver ever, loved Broadway shows, countless well-written books and creative podcasts. His love of culinary exploration paired with excellent wines and a signature shoe and sneaker collection were legendary. However, Seth’s legacy, the endearing characteristic that truly defined him is an unconditional love for family and friends. We will forever and always love, respect and miss you, Seth.

For those with a desire to respond, in lieu of flowers please consider a memorial gift to one of Seth’s favorite non-profits including: the Dallas Cooperative Preschool, 11001 Midway Rd Dallas TX 75229, www.dallascoop.org; or Stomping Ground Comedy, 1350 Manufacturing St #109 Dallas TX 75207, www.stompinggroundcomedy.org.

16 Thoughts on Jonathan “Seth” Mitchell
    Kara Villines
    16 Nov 2021
    12:28pm

    Nicole— I am so sorry for your loss. I had been following Seth’s illness through our mutual friend. She has my contact information if you ever need to reach out. I am a phone call away.

    Nancy Garcia
    16 Nov 2021
    12:30pm

    My deepest condolences and prayers to you all. May the memories of Seth, bring you all comfort and peace.

    Angela Ross
    16 Nov 2021
    3:28pm

    Nicole, sending you all our love and sympathy. We will never forget Seth and his kindness. Our hearts are going out to you and the kids. xx

    Jo Querner
    16 Nov 2021
    3:38pm

    Nicole,
    Please accept our sincerest condolences. We will be thinking about you and your family. Please let us know if you need anything.
    Sincerely,
    Jo, Maurice, Camryn & Caden

    Joyce Bauert
    16 Nov 2021
    4:06pm

    Cathy, my heart aches for you at this time. Only God and love of your friends and family, and cherished memories can ease your pain. Please know that you are loved by many and can reach out to any of us at any time for comfort.

    Leslie Savage
    16 Nov 2021
    4:31pm

    Cathy,
    I am so very sorry for the loss of your precious son Seth.
    Thoughts and heart felt prayers for you and your family.

    Mansoureh Tehrani
    16 Nov 2021
    4:47pm

    Nicole, Maggie, Ella and Harlan, We have no idea what you must be going through in losing the most important compass in your lives. Please know we are here to support you during this time of incredible loss.
    Hugs,
    Mansoureh & Jay

    Kim Kidd
    16 Nov 2021
    7:15pm

    Ms. Nicole,
    With deepest sympathy to you, the kids and your families. We are fortunate to have gotten to know Seth at the CoOp through you, Harlan, Ella, and Maggie and all the activities he supported. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

    Gretchen Crichton
    16 Nov 2021
    7:45pm

    Nicole, I am so sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of Seth and his infectious smile during our days at the co-op.
    Gretchen Crichton

    Tammy Torrens
    17 Nov 2021
    6:27am

    Nicole, I’m so sorry for your loss. Seth was always such a joy and welcoming guy when I’d come for piano lessons. Know my prayers are with you and the kiddos.

    Kim West
    17 Nov 2021
    12:19pm

    Nicole, my heart is with you and those wonderful children. The Kramer family is so grateful for the time we had with Seth and how much he impacted our community with his support and coaching. He left a wonderful legacy behind and touched so many lives. We love you all dearly.

    Sue, Randy & Samantha Snyder
    17 Nov 2021
    12:41pm

    Nicole, sending you our deepest sympathy and love. We are so sorry for your loss.

    Ellyn Pettus
    17 Nov 2021
    4:52pm

    Cathy and family,
    Blessings and gratitude to you all for sharing in a life well lived.

    Jenny Santana
    18 Nov 2021
    9:39am

    Nicole, Maggie, Ella, and Harlan,
    I am thinking of you all at this difficult time. I know you have many amazing memories with Seth to cherish. Everyone at Kramer sends their condolences. Love you all!

    Cathy Southwick
    18 Nov 2021
    5:12pm

    Nicole, Maggie, Ella, Harlan and Cathy,
    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved husband, father and son. He is leaving a loving legacy of memories that you will cherish forever. Keeping your family in our prayers.

    Lisa Guillaume
    19 Nov 2021
    9:38am

    Nicole, I did not know Seth very long but had the honor of working with him over the past year. I was his client. He exuded creativity and really made us look brilliant. I will miss experiencing his sparkle. I feel blessed that I got to work with him. My sincerest condolences to you, your family, and all his dear friends.

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