Donald L. Nixon
Donald Lee nixon, Lang Street, East Liverpool, Ohio died on Friday, January 2, 2004 at the Calcutta Health Care Center after a lengthy illness. He was 75 years old. He had worked for more than 35 years at McClain Firebrick in Wellsville, Ohio as a foreman and more recently at Specialty Ceramics in Columbiana, Ohio for the past five years.
He was born in Marion, Ohio, on June 18, 1928 to Jeannette E. and Alfred R. Nixon, both whom preceded him in death. His wife, Phyllis I. Searafy Nixon, passed away in 2000.
He is survived by three children: Kathy R. and her husband Richard F. Wilk, Jr. of Lisbon; David B. Nixon on New York, Palm Beach and Beverly Hills and Diane E. and her husband James Householder also of Lisbon. Six grandchildren: Christina C. and husband Steven Lee, Richard F. Wilk III and wife Teresa, all of Leetonia; Jamie and Marci Miller and Clinton and Trevor Householder, all of Lisbon. Three great grandchildren: Randalyn Wilk of Lisbon and Cheyenne and Savannah Wilk of Leetonia. One sister: Marian E. Nixon of Wellsville and one brother: Keith E. Nixon and wife Alma Jean also of Wellsville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donaltions be made to charities that benefit Multiple Sclerosis and Leukemia/Lymphoma.
Memorial Services are pending.
The Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes is in charge of the arrangements.