Charles M. Nixon, 82, of Fort Branch, IN passed away on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN.
He was born on Nov. 30, 1930 in Spurgeon, IN to the late Oatley and Perna (Rainey) Nixon.
Charlie had worked for Swift and Co. for 15 years, he had worked as a millright for Whirlpool Corp., he owned and operated Nixon Transmission, and owned and operated Nixon Transportation where he was a contract carrier for Red Spot Paint Co. until his retirement in 1999. He was a member of the Christian Fellowship Church in Evansville, IN, having been a member since 1974. His biggest hobbies were his grandkids and Florida.
Besides his parents he is also preceded in death by 4 brothers, Allison, Gene, Merle, and Jimmie Nixon.
He is survived by his wife Rita J. (Mayer) Nixon of Fort Branch, IN, 5 children, Charles R. (Kathy) Nixon of Englewood, FL, Gregory J. (Karla) Nixon of Princeton, IN, Richard D. (Charlotte) Nixon of Newburgh, IN, Chris (John) Carpenter of Princeton, IN, Carrie (Tony) Butler of Fort Branch, IN, 1 brother and 3 sisters, Kenneth (Beverly) Nixon of Whiteland, IN, Luvada Suagee of Newburgh, IN, Pauline Hatfield of Evansville, IN, and Emma Bender of Gentryville, IN. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Services for Charles will be on Wed. Nov. 27, 2013 at the Christian Fellowship Church at 11:00 A.M., with Pastor David Niednagel officiating.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Stodghill Funeral Home located on Hwy. 168 west in Fort Branch, IN and again from 10:00 AM until service time at the church on Wednesday.