Ludowici – Rupert Gordon Mixon, 76 passed away Friday, August 31, 2012 in the Wayne Memorial Hospital after a short illness. He was born in Washington, NC, had previously lived in Tampa, FL for 34 years, and in Long County since 1998. He worked in sales for Williams Windows of Tampa for 34 years. He was a fisherman and a Baptist.
His son, Mark Mixon preceded him in death.

Survivors are his wife of 48 years, Jan Gordon Mixon of Ludowici; two daughters and sons-in-law, Rose and Stan Cox of Oakland, CA and Rhonda and Andy Anderson of San Mateo, CA; a sister Geraldine Newbern; two brothers, Billy Gilgo and Jimmy Silverthore, all of North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Monday, September 3 at 11:00 A.M. from the James R. Gordon Memorial Chapel of Howard & Jones Funeral Home with Rev. J. Eric Rentz and David Simmons officiating. Burial will follow in the Baggs Cemetery in Long County.

Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be nephews.

Family and friends may sign the on-line registry at

Howard & Jones Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.