J.P. (john) “Hix” Hixson

Photo added by Samuel Mardis

J.P. (john) “Hix” Hixson

  • Birth 7 Mar 1915
  • Death 20 Mar 2003
  • Burial Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 91176818

J.P. Hixson
Connellsville
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


Family Members

Parents
Siblings

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Created by: linda baker
  • Added: 1 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91176818
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for J.P. (john) “Hix” Hixson (7 Mar 1915–20 Mar 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91176818, citing Greenlick Cemetery, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by linda baker (contributor 47413721) .