John “Skip” Eric Mixer, 54 of Burton passed away peacefully Sunday, July 8, 2018 at his home. He was born September 7, 1963 in Cleveland to John E. Mixer Jr, and Diane (Newell) Mixer.
John was a graduate from Berkshire High School. He received his Bachelor’s Degrees in Micro Biology and Japanese at Ohio State University. He then went on to get his Master’s Degree in Library Science at Kent State University. For four years he was in Japan teaching English, and then traveled back to the United State by hitchhiking, bus, train, and plane, seeing all that he could before traveling home. John enjoyed horticulture, was a volunteer with home delivered meals, and enjoyed helping people. He volunteered for the Middlefield Library Bookmobile for several years before accepting a position in the reference department. He then worked in the reference dept. for seven years.
John will be sadly missed by his loving parents of Chardon, his sisters, Kelly Costanzo of Akron and Kimberly Mixer of Burton; and his niece and nephew, Sierra and Carson Costanzo.
Cremation has taken place and no services are scheduled.