Christopher Brent Hixon was a caring, passionate, adventurous and responsible man. He was a wonderful son and brother, incredible father to his two sons and a devoted husband. He was a sailor in the US Navy; both active duty and Reserves, where he served as a Machinist Mate and Military Police officer for 27 years. He was passionate about sports and became an athletic director for the BCPS where he was able to share that passion with his athletes. He was a great leader to his coaches and a true role model for the athletes. He always put others before himself and he had a way of making you feel like you were family. He lived his life helping others and trying to make the world a better and safer place. He will be forever remembered as a hero because he exemplified the motto “If not me, then who?” through his actions every single day.