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Mopar-parts man Frank Mitchell

by David Zatz on

mmpFrank Arthur Roof Mitchell, Chrysler fan and founder of Mitchell Motor Parts of Grove City, Ohio (and Fairmont, Georgia), has died at the age of 64 due to illness. A Purdue graduate, Mr. Mitchell is survived by his bride of almost 40 years, Cathy Lynn Mitchell, and by two daughters. Funeral services were held today.

Mitchell Motor Parts claims to “stock over 1,000,000 new, used and reproduction parts for Chrysler built vehicles from 1924 to present, including Chrysler, Plymouth, Dodge, Dodge Truck, DeSoto, Imperial, Fargo, Chrysler Marine, and Chrysler Industrial.”  Thanks, Marc Rozman.

David Zatz founded Allpar in 1998 (based on a site he had begun in 1993-94), after years of writing reviews for retail trades. He has been quoted by the New York Times, the Daily Telegraph, the Detroit News, and USA Today. Before making Allpar a full-time career, he was a consultant in organizational psychology. You can reach him by using our contact form (much preferred) or by calling (313) 766-2304


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