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Hixson Funeral Home-Vinton

1420 Fancher, Vinton, LA

OBITUARY

William Mack "Bill" Nixon, Sr.

July 4, 1938March 2, 2020
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William Mack "Bill" Nixon, Sr., age 81, of Starks, Louisiana passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020 at Lake Charles Memorial surrounded by his loved ones. William was born on July 4, 1938 in Calvin, Louisiana.

William worked as a Boilermaker in Local 587, Orange, Texas for over 35 years. After retirement he Owned and Operated Bill's Automotive in Starks, Louisiana. He was also proud to be a 32 degree Mason and belonged to the Masonic Lodge in Vinton. William loved to travel and had a love for roses. William was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Ozie Nixon, brothers, Melvin and Robert Nixon, and sisters, Abbie Jean Fuglaar and Betty Jo Johnson.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Mickie Nixon of Starks, LA; daughter, Billie Jo Brown and husband, Robert; son, William Mack "Bubba" Nixon, Jr. and wife, Jean; grandsons, William Joseph "Joey" Nixon and Taylor Nixon; two great-grandchildren, Aiden and Vivian Nixon; two fur-babies, Diablo and Chewy; nephews, Chuck Morse and Angie, Johnny Nixon, Larry Gene Fuglaar and wife, Melba, Sam Johnson, Jr and wife, Vickie, Bill Johnson, David Johnson and wife, Rebecca, and Robert Allen and wife, Teena; nieces, Jane Sanders and husband, Sandy, Brenda Standley and husband, Herb, Linda Fuglaar Enkey, Dianne Johnson Hickey and husband, Kevin, Ramona Kay, and Becky Dixon and husband, Russell; a host of cousins; and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020 at Hixson Funeral Home in Vinton. Visitation will resume from Noon until time of service.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Hixson Funeral Chapel in Vinton. Burial will follow in Miller Annex Cemetery in Starks, Louisiana. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hixsonvinton.com for the Nixon family.

  • FAMILY

  • Mickie Nixon, Loving Wife
  • Billie Jo Brown and husband Robert, Daughter
  • William Mack "Bubba" Nixon, Jr. and wife Jean, Son
  • William Joseph "Joey" Nixon, Grandson
  • Taylor Nixon, Grandson
  • Aiden Nixon, Great Grandchild
  • Vivian Nixon, Great Grandchild
  • Diablo and Chewy, Fur babies
  • Chuck Morse and Angie, Nephew
  • Johnny Nixon, Nephew
  • Larry Gene Fuglaar and wife Melba, Nephew
  • Sam Johnson, Jr. and wife Vickie, Nephew
  • Bill Johnson, Nephew
  • David Johnson and wife Rebecca, Nephew
  • Robert Allen and wife Teena, Nephew
  • Jane Sanders and husband Sandy, Niece
  • Brenda Standley and husband Herb, Niece
  • Linda Fuglaar Enkey, Niece
  • Dianne Johnson Hickey and husband Kevin, Niece
  • Ramona Kay, Niece
  • Becky Dixon and husband Russell, Niece
  • Eugene and Ozie Nixon, Parents (deceased)
  • Melvin Nixon, Brother (deceased)
  • Robert Nixon, Brother (deceased)
  • Abbie Jean Fuglaar, Sister (deceased)
  • Betty Jo Johnson, Sister (deceased)
  • also left to cherish his memory are a host of cousins; and many friends.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Wendy Johnson, Pallbearer
  • Pete Johnson, Pallbearer
  • Bill Johnson, Pallbearer
  • Taco Holloway, Pallbearer
  • Kevin Bertrand, Pallbearer
  • Taylor Nixon, Pallbearer
  • Arlis Lynn Smith, Pallbearer
  • Chuck Morse, Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 6, 2020
  • Visitation Saturday, March 7, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 7, 2020

Memories

William Mack "Bill" Nixon, Sr.

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Billie Brown

March 25, 2020

George,Cheryl &Juan Garza

March 7, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss Mickie.
He will truly be missed Mr. Bill would pass by our house almost every day to check on us sit and chatted I loved all the old stories he would tell. We are just down the road if you need anything let us know praying for you and your family.

Chuck Morse

March 5, 2020

Rebecca Johnson

March 3, 2020

You will be missed greatly Uncle Mack! I’m so sorry Mickie, Billie and all the family... Prayers for you all...

Becky Wagner

March 3, 2020

I am so sorry Mickey and Billie, big hugs to you both, love you

Michelle Maple

March 3, 2020

So sorry for the family’s loss. Mr Mack was always so kind, I used to visit Mickie and Mack with my grandmother (Betty Williamson) when I was a kiddo!
Sending thoughts, love and prayers!

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