Elliott B. Mitchell, age 77, of Rockport passed away peacefully on February 17, 2021 at Windward Gardens in Camden. Born in Bar Harbor on April 19, 1943, Elliot was the son to the late Llewellyn B. and Willett (Pumphrey) Mitchell.

Attending local schools, Elliott graduated from the Mount Dessert High School in 1962. He was very active in sports, and played basketball for the M.D.I Mustangs four years, playing on the championship teams. Elliot also played with several other teams.

In 1963, Elliott married the love of his life, Sandra Upham at the Rockport Baptist Church. At this time, Elliott went on to work for Goodyear Tire Company. Serving in many capacities throughout his career there, Elliott was transferred throughout much of New England. He started out in Portland, Maine, as a credit manager, moving on to store manager in Providence, Rhode Island, and Keene New Hampshire, then transferred to Massachusetts as a tire salesman and then became a sales executive and retired in 2002 after 37 years of employment.

After his retirement, Elliott and Sandra moved to Rockport Village, where they made their home and where he enjoyed cruising the Penobscot Bay Waters.

Other than his parents, Elliott was predeceased by his son Brian Mitchell, mother and father in-law Dorothy and Russell Upham, sister-in-law Patricia Upham Martino and cousin Merlynda Hault.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years Sandra Upham Mitchell; daughter Leslie Mitchell; uncle Robert Mitchell, aunt Ruth Mitchell, and their daughters Suzanne and Beth; cousins DeeDee Shields, Stephen Shields; brother-in-law Cushman Blethen and wife Noreen of Florida and Maine; and sister-in-law Christine Baker of Massachusetts. In addition, Elliott was proud and honored to be like a father to Kim Albon Wilson and husband Bob, Cynthia Churchey and husband Doug, R.J. Godbout, Gerry Coehelo, Randy Hocking and wife Cheryl. He was “Grandpa” to Jessica Shamutz, Robert Albon and wife Danielle, Ryan Wilson and wife Kerry, Randy Wilson and partner Alissa, Skylar Godbout, Kevin Wilson and wife, and Krysten Wilson.

He will be missed by several close friends. He was loved by all that knew him.

A celebration of Elliott’s life will be announced in June at Seaview Cemetery in Rockport.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to P.A.W.S, P.O. Box 707, Rockport, ME 04856.

Friends and Family are invited to share memories or condolences by visiting the family’s Book of Memories at www.longfuneralhomecamden.com.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Long Funeral Home, Camden, ME 04843.