Ernest William ‘Bubba’ Mixon

Published 4:19 pm Monday, October 8, 2018

Ernest William “Bubba” Mixon, 61, of Mocksville died on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice House.

His life began in Hartsville, S.C., where he was born to the late Ernest and Ola Miller Mixon on April 20, 1957. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Willy Mixon, and 2 sisters, Betty Freeman and Hattie Sanders.

He had a 30-year career with Duke Energy where he served as a foreman with the nuclear waste division. He has also served as a deacon through faithful membership in Community Baptist Church of Mocksville.

Survivors: his wife of 42 years, Sheila Darlene Nichols Mixon of the home; 2 daughters, Scarlette Mixon of Mocksville and Sherry VanHoose (David) of Salisbury; a brother, Ronald Mixon of Hartsville; 10 sisters: Joyce Wallace (Harrison) of Cheraw, S.C., Carolyn Sanders, Janice Woods, Marilyn Sanders, Gloria Shoemake (David), Coleen Simmons (Ricky) and Marie Atkinson (Bea), all of Hartsville, Lisa Talon of Marion, S.C., Sue Cope (Mark) of Advance, and Trish Morris of Ripley, W.Va.; plus 5 grandchildren, Joshua and Jonathan Hampton, and William, Geoffrey and Hali Hutchens.

A celebration of life memorial service was conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at Community Baptist Church with Pastor Mike Burchette officiating. The family  received friends one-half hour prior to the time of service.