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 Ed Donald “Buddy” Nixon

Ed Donald “Buddy” Nixon

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 6 Nov 2012 (aged 69–70)
Coeburn, Wise County, Virginia, USA
Burial Castlewood, Russell County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 100496503 · View Source
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COEBURN, Va. Ed Donald "Buddy" Nixon Jr., 70, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at his home. Buddy started his law enforcement career at an early age in Abingdon, Va., and later retired in 1997 from the Coeburn Police Department. He was a Christian and loved the Lord and attended the Riverview Pentecostal Church. He enjoyed walking with many of his friends and traveling. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Thelma Nixon; and his brother, Johnny Nixon. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Darlene Nixon; a son, Byron Robbins and his wife, Keli, of Clinton, Tenn.; two grandchildren, Isaac Robbins and Bethany Copper; two great-grandchildren, Brooke and Landon Cooper, all of Clinton, Tenn.; a sister, Faye Hughes and her husband, Gene; a nephew Danny Hughes and his wife, Teresa, all of Coeburn; two nieces, Melissa Trent and her husband, Sammy, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Melinda Strouth and her husband, Earl, of Kingsport, Tenn.; his mother-in-law, Edna James of Coeburn; sisters-in-law, Linda Ratliff and her husband, Willie, Pauline Ratcliffe, Barbara Gibson and her husband, Raymond, Karen Meade and Trish Carico; a brother-in-law, Wayne Moore and his wife, Betty, all of Coeburn; and his beloved pet, Blue. The family will receive friends Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Sturgill Funeral Home 310 6th St. NW, Coeburn, VA 24230. Funeral Services will follow at 7 p.m. in the Sturgill Funeral Home Chapel, Coeburn, with the Rev. Willie Ratliff and the Rev. Mike Lawson officiating. Graveside Services will be conducted 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at the Temple Hill Memorial Park Castlewood, Va. The family and friends will meet at 12 noon at the funeral home to go in procession to the cemetery. Please visit www.sturgillfuneral.com to send condolences to the family. Sturgill Funeral Homes 310 6th St. NW, Coeburn, VA 24230, is in charge of arrangement


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  • Created by: Vernon Miller
  • Added: 10 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100496503
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ed Donald “Buddy” Nixon (1942–6 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100496503, citing Temple Hill Memorial Park, Castlewood, Russell County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Vernon Miller (contributor 47101395) .