MOUNT HOLLY - Jeffrey Vance Nixon, 55, of 105 Carpenter Circle, passed away Feb. 22, 2014.
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He was born in Mecklenburg County, son of Jewel Hollis Nixon and the late Melvin Nixon.
He was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Debbie Hope Nixon. He worked for Cherry Electric for 38 years. He loved hunting and fishing and the great outdoors. He loved spending time with his family and his grandchildren.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 36 years Nancy Cherry Nixon; one son, Bryan Nixon and wife Jill of Mount Holly; one daughter, Shelly Nixon of Mount Holly; two grandchildren, Makenlie and Huntlee Nixon; one brother, Randy Nixon of Mount Holly; one nephew, Chris Nixon of Mount Holly.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mr. Nixon will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at the First United Methodist Church in Mount Holly with the Rev. Angela Pleasants officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at the church.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 140 North Main Street, Mount Holly NC 28120 or to the
Condolence messages may be sent to the family at www.woodlawnfuneral.org.
Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly is serving the family.
Woodlawn Funeral Home
375 Woodlawn Avenue
Mount Holly, NC 28120
Published in Gaston Gazette on Feb. 25, 2014