Memorial service announced for fashion designer Cary Mitchell
5/19/2022, 6 p.m.
A celebration of the life of the late Cary “Cup” Mitchell, a top clothing designer for Tiger Woods, Charles Barkley and other sports stars, will be held this weekend in Richmond, the family has announced.
A memorial service in his honor is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Glorious Church of Christ, 1525 Jacquelin St. in the Randolph neighborhood, according to his brother, John H. Mitchell.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the John Mitchell Jr. Foundation, P.O. Box 7080, Richmond, Va. 23220.
Born in Richmond, Mr. Mitchell built his clothing design business in Charlotte, N.C., after graduating from Johnson C. Smith University. Along with dressing athletes, he also designed the uniforms for the NBA Charlotte Bobcats.
He died on Saturday, April 2, 2022.