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Lawrence "Lonnie" Mixson III

Lawrence "Lonnie" Mixson III
  • January 29, 1938 - February 17, 2021
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Shriners Hospital for Children
    950 W. Faris Road
    Greenvlle, SC 29605

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“My best friend of my adult life has passed. We argued, we raged, we laughed and cried together. I already miss our sessions around the kitchen table...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Merrick Tovey Mixson

“Connie and I were shocked and saddened to hear of Lonnie's passing. He was a great guy, always smiling. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: J.R. Meynardie

“Think of you all. I surely will miss this wonderful friend - so much fun knowing him. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Anna Taylor Blythe

4 of 14 | Posted by: ERIC HOWARD

“My condolences to the family of fellow ChYC member Lonnie Mixson ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Roger S Elliott

6 of 14 | Posted by: Lauther & Priscilla Parker

7 of 14 | Posted by: Lauther & Priscilla Parker

8 of 14 | Posted by: Lauther & Priscilla Parker

“Susan, we were saddened to hear the news of Lonnie's passing. We have fond memories of when he and Johnnie McAllister reminisced of the old days in...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Lauther & Priscilla Parker

“Susan, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time. Lonnie’s picture is just the way I remember happy and...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Youngblood - Charleston, SC

“Susan and family, Trish and I are shocked and saddened by the news of Lonnie´s passing. He was always a pleasure to spend time with. He was a person...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Bill Felder

“Rest in Peace old friend many fond memories ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Eddie Weekley

“I've lost my hero...second only to my Savior. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Lawrence Mixson - HANAHAN, SC

“Susan, I just saw the notice of Lonnie's death and want to reach out to give you a hug and my condolences. My memories of you and Lonnie are filled...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Helen Plunger - Huger, SC

Lawrence "Lonnie" Harry Mixson III, 83, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Susan Tovey Mixson entered into eternal rest Wednesday, February 17, 2021. His family will receive friends at the home at a later date. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Lonnie was born January 29, 1938 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late Lawrence Harry Mixson, Jr. and the late Florence Ida Swan Mixson. He was a retired marine terminal manager and enjoyed sailing, traveling, dancing, reading, and discussing history. He was a member and past president of the Major General William Moultrie Chapter of The Sons of the American Revolution. He was also a member of the Founders and Patriots of America and the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Lonnie received the Presidents Award for his volunteer service at Fort Moultrie.

He is survived by his wife, Susan; daughter, Susan "Suki" Elizabeth Mixson (Harold Caddell) of Hollywood, SC; two sons, Lawrence H. Mixson IV (Karen Michelle Wilkens) of Hanahan, SC and Merrick Tovey Mixson (Jennifer McLeod) of Atlanta, GA; sister, Ann Mixson Simmons (Jerry) of Johns Island, SC.

Memorials may be made to Shriner's Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC, 29605.

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