Jeff Hixson, 43, of Haskell passed away on May 9, 2013, with his loving family by his side.Â He was born on Aug. 26, 1969, to Jesse and Cissy Hixson in Ruston, La.
Jeff was an avid sports fan. His favorite teams were the Arkansas Razorbacks, Chicago Cubs and New Orleans Saints.Â He enjoyed fishing and playing golf.Â Jeff was one of a kind; he was a loving husband, father, son, grandfather and friend.Â He loved spending time with his family; if you spent much time with Jeff, you would always leave with a smile on your face and laughter in your heart.Â He was employed with Southern Star Dish Network.
Jeff was preceded in death by his grandfather, Rudy Hixson; his grandparents, Clifford and Wilma Chevalier; and his cousin, Kelley Phiips.
He is survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Angel Hixson; four children, Jessica Hixson Robinson and husband Rob, Jeffery Michael Hixson, Amanda Hixson and Robert Hixson; grandchildren, Jack Hixson Robinson, Levi Robinson and Brayden Robinson; his father, Jesse Hixson and wife Shelia; his mother, Cissy Munson; his brother, Jesse Hixson and wife Jin-Hee; his sister, Alicia Bailey; his uncles, Jack Hixson and wife Cheryl, Jim Hixson and wife Marcie and Fred Chevalier and wife Mary Beth; and many family members and friends who all loved him and will miss him dearly.
A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at Dial and Dudley Funeral Home in Bryant.Â In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society for Esophageal Cancer at www.cancer.org/donate.Â
Online guest book: www.dialanddudleyfuneralhome.com.