He was born Sept. 1, 1934 at Newton, Ill. to Elmer Earl Nixon and Cleta Fern Brooks Nixon.
He was employed by Independent Limestone Quarry and was a skilled auto-mechanic and welder.
Survivors include: a daughter, Penny Steward and partner, Chuck Benjamin Edward Newton of Harrodsburg; siblings, Alta Bedwell of Linton, Leroy Nixon of Indianapolis; nephew, Carl Jackson and wife, Esther Jackson of Greene County.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Alvina Enochs Nixon; parents, Elmer Earl Nixon, Cleta Fern Brooks Nixon; half-brother, Kenneth Montel Nixon; sisters, Alice Kirkwood, Annabelle Nixon; half sister, Francis Dennison Nixon.
Service will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday November 26, 2008 at Harrodsburg Community Center.
Visitation will be one-hour prior to service at the Community Center.
Interment to follow in the family plot of Clover Hill Cemetery at Harrodsburg.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Nathan Butler Funeral Home of Worthington.
Online condolences to the bereaved family at www.forevercare.org