OBITUARY

Gerald G. Hix

August 24, 1938April 18, 2018

Gerald G. Hix, age 79, went to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, April 18, 2018. He was born August 24, 1938 in Dallas County, TX to Rupert Clifton and Julia Francis (Gribble) Hix. Gerald married the love of his life, Janis Jimmerson, on October 5, 1963. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, and most importantly, he loved the Lord. He enjoyed doing anything outdoors: working, fishing, fixing or building any and everything, and working in the yard. Gerald was a member of Ola Church of Christ. Gerald was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Clifton, Jimmy and Perry Hix; great grandchild, Giovanni Hix and his life-long dearest friend, Paul Seward. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Janis Jimmerson Hix; children, Jerry Anderson and his wife Lori, Christine Waggoner and her husband Craig, Tina Jones and her husband Buddy and Stacie Rand and her husband Tommy; sister, Anita Strom; brother-in-law, Tommy Jimmerson; grandchildren, Jerome, April, Nolan and Jonathan Anderson, Katy Hall, Kyle Waggoner, Leah Rohus, Roger D Rohus, Rachel Purk, Sean Hix, Derrick Rand and Madysen Rand; 14 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends. Visitation will be held 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Sunday, April 22, 2018 at the Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be 3:00 pm Monday, April 23, 2018 at the Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home with Ken Maddox and Jeff Taylor officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at the Morrow Chapel Cemetery in Ola, TX. Active Pallbearers will be Roger D Rohus, Sean Hix, Derrick Rand, Ricky Seward, Vernon Easter and Cameron Garcia. Honorary Pallbearers will be Leah Rohus, Rachel Purk, Madysen Rand, Brooke Hopkins, Jerome Anderson, April Anderson, Nolan Anderson, Jonathan Anderson, Katy Hall and Kyle Waggoner. If friends so desire, memorials in Gerald’s memory can be made to Sons of the Flag Burn Foundation (www.sonsoftheflag.org) or the DFW Honor Guard (www.dfwhonorguard.com).

  • FAMILY

  • Janis Jimmerson Hix, Wife
  • Jerry Anderson, Son
  • Lori Anderson, Daughter-in-law
  • Christine Waggoner, Daughter
  • Craig Waggoner, Son-in-law
  • Tina Jones, Daughter
  • Buddy Jones, Son-in-law
  • Stacie Rand, Daughter
  • Tommy Rand, Son-in-law
  • Anita Strom, Sister
  • Tommy Jimmerson, Brother-in-law
  • Jerome Anderson, Grandchild
  • April Anderson, Grandchild
  • Nolan Anderson, Grandchild
  • Jonathan Anderson, Grandchild
  • Katy Hall, Grandchild
  • Kyle Waggoner, Grandchild
  • Leah Rohus, Grandchild
  • Roger D Rohus, Grandchild
  • Rachel Purk, Grandchild
  • Sean Hix, Grandchild
  • Derrick Rand, Grandchild
  • Madysen Rand, Grandchild
  • Rupert Clifton Hix, Father
  • Julia Francis (Gribble) Hix, Mother
  • Clifton Hix, Brother
  • Jimmy Hix, Brother
  • Perry Hix, Brother
  • Giovanni Hix, Great Grandchild
  • Paul Seward, Friend
  • Mr. Hix also leaves behind 14 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; & a host of friends to cherish his memory.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Roger D Rohus, Active Pallbearer
  • Sean Hix, Active Pallbearer
  • Derrick Rand, Active Pallbearer
  • Ricky Seward, Active Pallbearer
  • Vernon Easter, Active Pallbearer
  • Cameron Garcia, Active Pallbearer
  • Leah Rohus, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Rachel Purk, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Madysen Rand, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Brooke Hopkins, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jerome Anderson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • April Anderson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Nolan Anderson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jonathan Anderson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Katy Hall, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Kyle Waggoner, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Sunday, April 22, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, April 23, 2018

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Committal Service
REMEMBERING

Gerald G. Hix

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Ted Ferguson

April 22, 2018

I was a life long friend with Gerald. Our Church, Bethel Temple, was first and then our friendship second and it grew over the years. For many years Gerald, Perry and myself would get together after Church on Sunday at one of our homes. We played football, baseball and swung on ropes across a small bed of water under railroad tracks nearly every Sunday with many other Bethel Temple friends. We enjoyed Sunday dinner with either the Hix or Ferguson families and loved every minute of it. I don't think that we ever had arguments or conflicts during all of those many years. We just loved each other as God loved us. In other words, our love was real. I called Gerald's parents, Bro. Hix and Sister Hix. I considered Sister Hix as my second Mother. I considered Gerald as my Brother. I loved him and he loved me and that lasted until Gerald took his last breath. I have truly lost a longtime personal friend, but I have no doubt in my mind that Gerald is in Heaven with Perry, Jimmy, Clifton and they are listening to every word they hear from Bro. and Sister Hix. I could write a book on our experiences, but I'll stop here and just say again, I love you Gerald Hix and you will be missed.

FROM THE FAMILY