Douglas Loyd Nixon, 84, of Independence, MO passed away on January 20, 2014. Visitation will be Friday January 24 at First Baptist Church of Independence, from 6- 7pm. Funeral service will follow at 7pm. Burial will be Saturday January 25 at 9:30am at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. Douglas was born July 27, 1929 in Hickman TN. He honorably served in the US Navy from 1948- 1952. He was active in Boy Scouts, VFW, Kiwanis, served as Deacon, loved woodworking, and volunteered at The Groves. He married Fannie Jean Buckey in December 1952, widowed 1975. He then married Sandra Lee Mann in 1976, widowed 2010. He married Frances Mason in 2011. Douglas is survived by his wife, Frances; children, Karen (Harry), Katherine (David), Raymond (Rosemary), HiC (Jeff), Jerry (Kyndall); 10 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; and brother, David (Natalie) Nixon. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Independence. (Arrangements by D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Funeral Home, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., KCMO  64133) D. W. Newcomer's Sons Funeral Homes, Cemeteries, Crematories 816-353-1218

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Published in Kansas City Star on Jan. 23, 2014