Eugene Nix

Obituary of Eugene Nix

Eugene Wayne Nix, age 85, passed away at his home in Pittsburg on Friday morning, March 10. Wayne was born January 3, 1932 in Ft. Worth to Eugene Ford Nix and Ima Beryl Shephard Nix.

Wayne was a veteran, having served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. He was a devout Christian, and served the Lord by working as a pastor for Baptist Churches in the Pittsburg area. Wayne was also a family man, and greatly enjoyed the time he spent with his loved ones.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years: Pat Whitehead Nix; two daughters: Donna Behymer of Pittsburg and Deborah Wooten also of Pittsburg; as well as three grandchildren: Robert Behymer, Kristi Lankford, and Tammy Jernigan; eight great-grandchildren: Ali Lankford, Trey Lankford, Katelyn Behymer, Natalie Behymer, Chris Griffin, Ty Griffin, Jessica Griffin, and Garrett Peden; a great-great-granddaughter: Lily Anne Marie Griffin; along with a host of nieces and nephews, and many dear friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Eugene and Ima Nix; his son: Michael Wayne Nix; and his siblings: Billie McColloch and Horace Nix.

a Memorial service will be held 10:00 A.M. Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel.