He was the son of the late Elijah Calvin Nixon and Verna Susan Judkins Nixon and was preceded in death by a grandson, Adam Reynolds; brother, Robert Dee Nixon and sister, Louise Alexander.
He is survived by his wife, Marie Caldwell Nixon; children Freida (Junior) Reynolds of Liberty, Diana Tate of Watertown, Rickey Calvin (Julie) Nixon of Watertown, William Wade (Angie) Nixon of Lebanon; 10 grandchildren, a number of great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends between the hours of 4-9 p.m. Friday and prior to services Saturday. Services will be conducted by Rev. Jimmy Atnip and Rev. Ben Fuston.
Interment will be held Mt. Holley Cemetery in Smithville.
Watertown's Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.