Roosevelt Nixon Jr.

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Roosevelt Nixon, Jr., 67, of Wilmington, NC, died Saturday, October 15, 2011 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

He was born on January 13, 1944 in Wilmington, NC.

Surviving is his wife of forty-six years, Minneola B. Nixon; three children, Eric Del Ray Nixon, Yolanda F. Nixon and Andrea L. Adams; his mother, Mary Duke Pearson; four grandchildren, Andre, Tanneil, Chantel and Christian; and a sister, Willie Mae Grant. Also remembered is his father, Roosevelt Nixon, Sr. who preceded him in death.

Mr. Nixon worked as a machinist for Pratt and Whitney for over thirty years before his retirement. He loved spending time with his three canine companions, Misty, Angel and Tasha, and he also enjoyed bowling.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

A Market Street Chapel Service

Online condolences at

Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Oct. 18 to Oct. 19, 2011
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