Courtesy Ford owner Bob Mixon dies

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A prominent Hattiesburg businessman and former Southern Miss Athletic Foundation president has died. 67-year-old Bob Mixon passed away at Forrest General Hospital Saturday after a brief illness.

Mixon was the owner of Courtesy Ford and was the first president of USM's Athletic Foundation. He was also past president of the Southern Miss Foundation and the USM Alumni Association.

Mixon was also a Southern Miss graduate.

He's survived by his wife, Judy and 4 children.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home is handling those arrangements.

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