Brian Stephen Mixson suffered a stroke while on duty on March 5, 2021, after running multiple calls and participating in physical training during his shift. He was transported to a local hospital and then to Memorial Medical Center of Savannah, Georgia, where he remained on life support so his organs could be donated. He passed away on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.
Brian was born September 19, 1988, in Beaufort, South Carolina, to Ronald Stephen Mixson and Sherry Ann Simmons Mixson. He started as a young volunteer for the Jasper County Fire Department, where he served as a firefighter and EMT for over 14 years.
He was a southern Baptist and attended Pine Level Baptist Church in Grays, South Carolina.
Brian enjoyed hunting, fishing, mud racing in his Ford F-150 Aftershock, playing softball, and doing anything that kept him outdoors.
He received many awards from Jasper County Fire and Rescue and made his family very proud.