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William Blaine Hixson
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1934
Death: Jun. 26, 2012

William Hixson
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William B. Hixson Wyano William Blaine Hixson, 77, of Wyano, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at his home. He was born Nov. 1, 1934, in West Newton, a son of the late Clyde L. Hixson and Betty Hood Hixson. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by the Yough School District as a groundskeeper. He was a veteran of the Air Force, serving during the Korean War, stationed in Tripoli, North Africa and Homestead Air Force Base, Homestead, Fla. He was a member of the Wyano United Methodist Church, a former member of the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association and a former Boy Scout leader for the Boy Scout Troop of Wyano. He was an avid gardener and loved to pitch horseshoes. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Geraldine Hixson Corwin. Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Dorothy Waltz Hixson; three sons, Larry Hixson and his wife, Dawn, of West Newton, David Hixson, of Waltz Mills, and Eric Hixson and his wife, Sally, of Yukon; a daughter, Sharon Fox and her husband, James, of Wyano; four grandchildren and one stepgrandchild; brother, Jay Hixson and his wife, Patty, of Smithton; and a sister, Judy Arbutine and her husband, Gil, of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the BEATTY-RICH FUNERAL HOME INC., Route 136, Madison, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday with his pastor, the Rev. Ralph Mostoller officiating. Interment will follow in the Madison Union Cemetery.

from Greensburg Trbune-Review on Sat. 30 June 2012 
Family links: 
  Clyde L. Hixson (1891 - 1975)
  Betty Hood Hixson (1907 - 1972)
  Geraldine E. Hixson Corwin (1928 - 1989)*
  William Blaine Hixson (1934 - 2012)
*Calculated relationship
Madison Union Cemetery
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: linda baker
Record added: Jun 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92791453
William Blaine Hixson
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