Dr. James “Mickey” Mixon Rascoe, Jr.

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Dr. James Mixon Rascoe, 61 of McAlester, Oklahoma died Thursday, March 2, 2017 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He was born to James Mixon Rascoe, Sr. and Mayme Lollar Rascoe on January 15, 1956 in Mansfield, Louisiana. Dr. Rascoe grew up in Mansfield, Louisiana graduating from Mansfield High School in 1974. He attended Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, LA and Panola College in Carthage, Texas. In 1981, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Louisiana State University in New Orleans, LA. In 1989, he received a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, Texas. He then attended Oklahoma State College of Osteopathic Medicine, graduating in 1994 with a Doctor of Osteopathic Medical degree. His Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency was done at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga from 1995-1998. Dr. Rascoe was a member of First Baptist Church in McAlester, Oklahoma. He was currently the Medical Director of the Rehabilitation Unit at McAlester Regional Hospital since 2004 and the Medical Director for Heartland Hospice since 2005. Preceding him in death was his father James Mixon Rascoe, Sr. He is survived by his wife Diana of McAlester, Oklahoma, mother, Mayme Rascoe Binning of Mansfield, Louisiana, sister, Lynda Craig and husband, Tommy, niece, Brooke Mik and husband Robert, and great nephew, Mixon Chase Mik of Mansfield, Louisiana. Visitation was held from 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the First Baptist Church in Mansfield, Louisiana. Memorial service followed at 3:00 p.m. with Reverend Thumper Miller, pastor of First Baptist Church of Mansfield and Reverend James Crowson of Savannah, Oklahoma officiated. His final resting place will be at the Highland Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church in Mansfield, Louisiana 1314 Polk Street.

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