Max Timothy "Tim" Avant
1959 — 2021
Max Timothy "Tim" Avant, age 61, was born on April 30, 1959, and passed away on February 2, 2021. Tim's passion was his love for music and band. He loved each and every student he taught. While attending MSU, Tim was drum major for "The Famous Maroon Band" as well as being their Auxiliary Coordinator for the past 5 years. He taught in the Mississippi Public School Systems for 26 years and retired as Director of Bands from the Louisville School District in 2014. His teaching career began in McComb, followed by stops at Southwest MS Community College, Kosciusko, Amory, West Point and Stone County. Having taught on all academic levels from kindergarten to college, his primary focus was middle...