Robert Nix, Sr.
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Robert Edward Nix, Sr., 77, beloved husband of Jan Nix, passed away February 13, 2014.
Born in Greenville, Mr. Nix was the son of the late Woodrow and Hazel Payne Nix. He was the owner of Triangle Sales Food Brokers in Greenville, and had served on the advisory board for Azar Nut Company in El Paso, TX. He had been active with Boy Scouts of America. He was also a member of Sampoe Masonic Lodge; and Hejaz Temple of the Shrine. During his 21 years as director of Hejaz Temple, over $1,000,000 was raised under his leadership. He was also a past president of the Southeastern Directors Association. He attended New Spring Church, and was an avid Gamecocks fan.
Surviving in addition to his wife is a son, Andy Nix of Greer. Predeceased was a son, Eddie Nix.
A memorial service will be held at 2 PM, Sun., Feb. 16 at Westville Chapel, 6010 White Horse Rd., Greenville, SC 29611. The family will greet relatives and friends only at the funeral home following the service. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Cancer Society of Greenville County, 113 Mills Ave, Greenville, SC 29605; or Shriners Hospital for Crippled and Burned Children, 200 Ranch Rd., Mauldin, SC 29662.
Cremation Society Of South Carolina
328 Dupont Drive Greenville, SC 29607
Published in The Greenville News on Feb. 15, 2014