Charles Ronald Nixon, age 87, of Butler, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at the Sunnyview Home, Butler.
Born November 20, 1931 in Robinson, PA he was the son of the late Estelle Nixon.
He retired after 40 years as a crane operator at the former J and L Steel Mill in Hazelwood.
Charles was a US Army Veteran where he proudly served his country as a medic.
He was an outdoorsman where he enjoyed hunting and shooting guns. He enjoyed and was competitive at golfing, bowling, and horseshoes.
He is survived by his wife Mary L. Hite Nixon, who he married May 23, 1986; his children and step children: Robert Nixon of Nevada, David Nixon of Arizona, Roger Nixon of Slippery Rock, Charles Randall Nixon of Butler, William E. (Cathy) Monpere, Jr of Connoquenessing, Rose Maria Nixon of Butler, James Scat Eaton of New Kensington; plus many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and siblings, he is preceded in death by his step son Ronald Monpere.
Visitation will be on Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 10am to time of service at 11:30am at the Edward L. Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect, PA.
Funeral service will be 11:30am, in the funeral home, with Pastor Matt Perkins, from the New Beginnings Free Methodist Church, officiating.
Interment will be private in the Greenlawn Burial Estates.