Mitchell was involved in the 1980's and 90's with his father and brother in Coomer Drilling Company in oil exploration and production in South Central Kentucky. He was currently the President of Triple C Drilling Company in Columbia, KY
Mitchell's passion was truck and tractor pulling. He had affiliations nationwide with truck and tractor pulling events with his Coomer Motorsports team. He held multiple national truck and tractor pulling championship titles spanning the past 40 years. He was a member of the Pro Pulling League, Kentuckiana Truck Pullers Associaton and Bluegrass Pulling Series. He was member of the 3 Trees Church in Russell Springs, KY.
Mitchell and his wife Lorie Rodgers Coomer departed this life together January 26, 2016.
Survivors include his children:
Jason Matthew Coomer & wife Tabatha of Columbia, KY
Justin Kyle Coomer of Columbia, KY
Jessie Wayne Coomer & wife Tara of Bowling Green, KY
Shanna Nacole Coomer of Columbia, KY
Jessica Michelle Coomer Aduny and husband Moses of Maitland, Florida
Two step children:
Heather Rodgers of Lexington, KY and Josh Rodgers and wife Ashley of Liberty, KY
One brother: Travis Coomer and wife Nadine of Columbia, KY
9 grandchildren survive, his step granddaughter Kinley Rodgers perished with them on January 26, 2016.
A joint memorial service for Mitchell Coomer, Lorie Rodgers Coomer, Kinley Rodgers and Steven Aaron Keltner will be Monday, February 1, 2016 at 7:00 PM CST at 3 Trees Church 3515 Russell Springs Road, Russell Springs, KY
Visitation will begin at 3:00 PM CST Monday at 3trees Church
A joint celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 11:00 AM CST at 3 Trees Church, Cremation has been chosen, any donations to the Coomer, Keltner or Rodgers families should be made to 3trees Church, PO Box 523 Russell Springs, KY 42642
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.