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J.P. (john) "Hix" Hixson
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1915
Death: Mar. 20, 2003

J.P. Hixson
J.P. "Hix" Hixson, 88, of Connellsville (Wooddale), died Sunday, March 16, 2003, at his home while surrounded and comforted by his loving family. He was born March 7, 1915, in Bullskin Township, a son of the late Preston and Nannie Elizabeth Clark Hixson. J.P. was a lifelong resident of Bullskin Township. He started work as a coal miner for the U.S. Steel Co., and later went to work in the steel mills. He worked as a hearth operator in various U.S Steel mills throughout western Pennsylvania and retired in 1970. He was a member of the United Steel Workers of America. He was a member of the Bullskin Township Volunteer Fire Department and the South Connellsville Rod and Gun Club. J.P. was member of the Wooddale Bible Brethren Church. J.P. is survived by his loving wife, Christine Chambers Hixson, with whom he celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on Nov. 6, 2002; two sons, John W. Hixson and his wife, Debbie of Marienville, Pa., and William Hixson of Prittstown; two daughters, Nancy Tucholski and her husband, Casey of Wooddale and Joan Greaser and her husband, Joe of Kingwood, W.Va.; two former daughters-in-law, Betty Griffith of Mount Pleasant and Nancy Hixson of South Connellsville; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; four brothers, James Hixson of Wooddale, Delbert "Sye" Hixson of White, Lindy "Buck" Hixson and his wife, Thelma of Connellsville, and Clifford Hixson and his wife, Joann of Ruffsdale; sisters-in-law, Ella Jean and Daisy Hixson of Connellsville and Betty Hixson of Wooddale; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a grandson, Brian Hixson, and three brothers, Elmer "Pete" Hixson, Donald L. Hixson and Dempsey E. "Ike" Hixson. Family and friends will be received in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, from 2 to 9 p.m. today and Wednesday. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home, with the Rev. Geary Witt officiating. A committal service and interment will follow in the Greenlick Cemetery, Bullskin 
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  Preston D Hixson (1892 - 1975)
  Nannie E Clarke Hixson (1897 - 1977)
  J.P. (john) Hixson (1915 - 2003)
  Elmer E Hixson (1917 - 1986)*
  Clifford D. Hixson (1936 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenlick Cemetery
Fayette County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: linda baker
Record added: Jun 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91176818
J.P. (john) Hix Hixson
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J.P. (john) Hix Hixson
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