Robert B. Nixon, Jr., age 84, of Uniontown, passed away Thursday, February 24, 2022 in Uniontown Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was born February 13, 1938 in Uniontown, son of Robert B. Nixon, Sr. and Catherine V. Williams Nixon. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two sisters, Virginia Nixon and Katherine Kraft.
Bob was the valedictorian of Uniontown High School Class of 1957. He then served in the U.S. Army. Bob worked in the Steel Mills of Clairton Works then as a custodian for Berkley Surgical Company for many years before his retirement. He enjoyed watching football, the news and gardening. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family. His wife, children and grandchildren were his life.
Left to keep Bobby’s memory alive are his wife, Barbara A Hutchinson Nixon; his son, Mark A. Nixon both of Uniontown; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 80 Morgantown St., Uniontown, PA where family and friends will be received on Monday from 2 until 4 p.m. and 6 until 8 p.m. Viewing will continue in the funeral home on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 from 10 until 11 a.m. followed by a service celebrating Bob’s life at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jim Gear officiating. Full Military Rites will be accorded by General George C. Marshall AMVETS Post #103 of Hopwood in Chalk Hill Lutheran Cemetery, Chalk Hill, PA.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at adferguson.com and on the funeral home Facebook page.