Bryan Zachary Mise

Published 9:18 am Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Bryan Zachary Mise, 54, of Mocksville, died on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

He was born March 27, 1963, in Toledo, Ohio, to Charles and Gladys Louise Mise. He moved to Winston-Salem at the age of 14. He graduated from R.J. Reynolds High School in 1981. After high school he attended cEast Carolina University in Greenville, where he played football. He was the owner of MTP, Inc., for many years and most recently High Top Land Co. He enjoyed his work and was passionate about his businesses. He enjoyed fishing, spending time out on the water, hunting, the UNC Tarheels, NASCAR, and especially the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was a great dad who loved his children and loved spending time with them. He was a great teacher in life lessons. He spent many years during his son’s youth coaching their football and baseball teams. He loved being “PopPop” to all his grandkids.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles; his best friend and brother, Steve Mise; and his sister, Linda Mise.

Survivors: his mother, Gladys Louise Mise of Mocksville; his son and caretaker for the last year, Jacob David “J.D.” Mise of the home; his daughter, Lynne Ivester of Lewisville; his step-children, Sarah Howell (Travis) of Advance, Ray Sheppard (Kasey) of Mocksville, and Bucky Sheppard of the home; their mother, Amy Mise of Winston-Salem; and his grandchildren, Alexis, Adam, Mason, Baylon, Noah, Braylea and Sunni.

A celebration of life service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26 at Davie Funeral Chapel in Mocksville. Burial will follow in Westlawn Gardens of Memory in Clemmons. The family will receive friends in the funeral chapel Friday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service.