Obituary for Horace L. Nixon
Nixon, Horace L.
Peacefully at the Hawkesbury General Hospital, on Wednesday June 14th, 2017, Horace L. Nixon of L’Orignal/Cassburn passed away at the age of 90. Predeceased by his parents Leslie Nixon and Margaret E. Barton. Beloved husband for over 50 years to the late Betty (Christena Elizabeth) Barton. Loving and dedicated father to Wendy, Diane, Dawn (Michael MacDuff), Susan (Darcy Conway), Heather (Jess Connors), Al (Melody) and Marlene (Don MacKinnon). Cherished Grandpa of the late Kurt Barton, and to Tara, Kylene, Deana, Kelly, Chad, Britta, Brodie, Cory, Courtney, Travis, Shane, Ryan, Tyson, Spencer, and step-grandchildren Cassandra and Chad. Proud great-Grandpa to Jacob, Austin, Landen, Alexa, Kaelan, Ryland, Brooklyn, Shaelyn, Brinley, Easton and Avery. Survived by his brother James S. Nixon. Predeceased by his siblings Helen MacLeod and Kenneth B. Nixon. Proud uncle of his many wonderful nieces and nephews, and their families.
Special thank you to the PSW’s who provided wonderful care at home, as well as to the staff of the HGH and the Heritage Lodge, during his brief stay there. Horace will be respectfully remembered by his friends in the Holstein industry as well as his friends and neighbours in the Cassburn community.
Family and friends may pay their respects at Hillcrest Funeral Home, 151 Bond Street, Vankleek Hill, on Monday June 19th, 2017 from 2-4 pm and 7-10 pm, and on Tuesday June 20th, 2017 from 11:00-12:00 pm. Funeral service to be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, 29 High Street Vankleek Hill on Tuesday June 20th, 2017 at 1:00 pm. Interment McLaughlin Cemetery, Vankleek Hill, Ontario. In memory of Horace, a donation to the Vankleek Hill Agricultural Society- Horace L. Nixon Memorial Fund 92 Main Street West, P.O. Box 749, Vankleek Hill, Ontario, K0B1R0, or the Vankleek Hill Youth Broomball League 4980 Pearl Road, L’Orignal, ON, K0B 1K0, or the Vankleek Hill Minor Division of the Glengarry Soccer League 1232 Emerson Road, R.R. 1 Vankleek Hill, ON, K0B 1R0 or McLaughlin Cemetery 641 McCallum’s Lane, Vankleek Hill, Ontario K0B 1R0 would be greatly appreciated. To express your condolences, make a donation, send flowers or plant a “Tree of Remembrance” for Horace, please visit www.hillcrestfuneralhome.ca