Obituaries – 11-18-2020

Mark Coleman Mixon

Mark Coleman Mixon, 65, of Bradenton and formerly of Bradenton Beach, died Nov. 11.

He was born Oct. 13, 1955, in Youngstown, Ohio.

Mr. Mixon, along with his parents Jim and Patricia, owned and operated Mixon Insurance in Holmes Beach for 50 years.

He had been an active member of the Rotary club, where he served as president and was a Paul Harris Fellow. He was a former member of Lyons Club, where he served in many offices.

He was an ardent golfer and a member of the Key Royale Club in Holmes Beach, where he won the club championship many times.

He was a tireless worker and kept busy remodeling his rental properties after retirement. He and his mother sold Jim Mixon Insurance two years ago.

He was much loved by his family and many friends.

Plans for a possible service were still being discussed at press time for The Islander. Condolences may be made online at Memorial donations may be made to Southeastern Guide Dogs at 4210 77th St. E., Palmetto, FL 34221.

He is survived by his life companion and partner, Cynthia Dagher of Bradenton; daughter Melissa Chambers and husband Jason of Parrish; mother, Trish Mixon O’Reilly and husband John of Holmes Beach; sister Kim Eresten and husband Alex of Bradenton and Munith, Michigan; brother Robert Ostroski of Bradenton; and granddaughters Landry and Harper Chambers of Parrish.