Ronnie Nix Sr.

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GASTONIA - Ronnie Robert Nix Sr. passed away Feb. 9, 2014.

He was born Sept. 30, 1940, in Clarksville, Ga., to the late Arnie and Eve (Jones) Nix.

Ronnie was the owner of R&R Distributors and Steam-Pro, and former jobber for Longs Meats for many years. He was a loving father, grandfa-ther and true friend. His true passion was to help others. He was known for his incredible smile and amazingly big heart.

Ronnie is survived by three children -- sons, Ronnie Robert Nix Jr., of Gastonia, and Steve Nix, of Gastonia, and daughter, Rhonda Nix, of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.; girlfriend, Ginny Long, of Gastonia; granddaughters, Lauren and Courtney Nix; great-granddaughter, Kayleigh Carter; and sisters, Lenora Davis, of Belmont, and Sarah Greene, of Whittier.

A celebration of his life will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Carothers Funeral Home, 312 W. Second Ave., Gastonia.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and at other times at the home of Ginny Long.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bostian Heights Fire Department, 8211 Old Concord Road, Salisbury, NC 28146 or South Gastonia Church of God, 310 Carolina Ave., Gastonia, NC 28052.

Online condolences may be made at

Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Nix family.
Published in Gaston Gazette from Feb. 11 to Feb. 13, 2014
Ronnie Robert Nix
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Carothers Funeral Home
312 West 2nd Ave | Gastonia, NC 280524093 | (704) 867-6337
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