James Wilson Nix, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at Harton Regional Medical Center at the age of 74.
Mr. Nix was born in Kelso, TN to the late Paul and Florene Nix. During his life, he worked as a truck driver for American Shared and he was also a 22 year retired Army Veteran serving in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Mr. Nix was a member of Unity Church, D.A.V. Post 90 of Manchester and the American Legion. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one brother, Harold Nix.
Mr. Nix is survived by his wife of 52 years, Margit Nix of Tullahoma, two sons, James R. Nix and wife Marla, Mark Nix all of Tullahoma; two daughters, Patricia Watkins and husband Randall of Tullahoma, Nancy Nix of Manchester; two sisters, Sarah Dortch and husband Ed of Murfreesboro, Jane Davenport and husband Alvin of Tullahoma; three brothers, Pat Nix and wife Betty of Shelbyville, Glen Nix of Murfreesboro, and Mike Nix and wife Stacey of Tullahoma; ten grandchildren, Teresa Boswell, Cherl Boswell, Phillip Watkins, Alyssa Nix, Madison Nix, Lynsey Nix, Ryan Watkins, Mallory Nix, Mark Hayden Nix, and Ethan Nix; three great-grandchildren, Preston Watkins, Raianna Gault and Damon Dotson, and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Mr. Nix will be held on Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 5:00-9:00pm.
Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, December 9th, 2012 at 2:00pm in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Wall officiating.
Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery with full Military honors.
Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.