May 28, 1937 – Jan. 18, 2021
Graveside services for James Don Mixon, 83, of Tylertown, were Jan. 20, 2021, at Tylertown Cemetery II with Rev. Randall Griffin officiating.
James Don Mixon was born in Osyka on May 28, 1937, to Winfred B and Mildred Smith Mixon. He died of complications of Covid-19 on January 18, 2021. He grew up in Osyka and after high school joined the U.S. Air Force.
He married Sybil Johnson Mixon of Tylertown who survived him. They were married for over 62 years. He retired from the Air Force after 20 years of service and relocated to Tylertown
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers Ben Mixon, Joe Mixon and Paul Mixon and three sisters Valerie Easley, Eulalie Beard, and Evelyn Solcum.
He is survived by his wife and three daughters Donna and Barry Stockwell, Stacy and Steve Goodwin and Rhonda Kennedy; six grandhchildren Jennifer and Austin Stults, Chelsea and Eric Hill, Matthew and Sarah Goodwin, Micah and Trey Craft, Jamie and Adam Rawls and Rachel Stockwell and fiancé Ridge Burg and stepgrandaughter Ashley Nix; great grandchildren Tripp and Andi Stults, Kaileigh and J.W. Goodwin, Caden Palmer, Avery and Mattie Craft, Shelby Hill and Phillip and Grant Nix.
He was a member of Lexie Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.
Pallbearers were Matthew Goodwin, Austin Stults, Eric Hill, Trey Craft, Adam Rawls and Ridge Bourg.
Hartman Hughes Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at www.hartmanhughesfuneralhome.com