James W. “Jim” Nixon, 59, of Steubenville, OH, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday February 23, 2022 at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, OH.
He was born October 16, 1962 in Steubenville, OH, a son of the late Paul Nixon and Margaret (Atwell) Huggins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-father, Harold Huggins; and a sister, Linda Miles.
Jim worked for Kroger Co. for 17 years before his retirement. He started out at the Steubenville store then went to the Wintersville store where he was the manager of the non-grocery department. He was an active member of Kolmont Community Church where he was a former deacon, a current trustee, and he was also head of security at the church. Jim was a huge Steubenville Big Red fan; he enjoyed being a jokester; and he served his community as a police officer in Rogers, OH.
Surviving are his wife, Angela “Angel” (Rudder) Nixon, whom he married August 10, 1991; three children, Jessica Camacho and her companion Donnie Anderson of Pace, FL, Shamus (Kasey) Nixon of Mingo Junction, OH and Mariah (Landon) Grimes of Mingo Junction, OH; two brothers, Robert (Norma) Nixon of Steubenville, OH and Harold “Hoge” (Jamie) Huggins of Columbus, OH; two sisters, Nancy (John) Gerrard of Follansbee, WV and Mary Nixon of Steubenville, OH; and eight grandchildren, Angel, Kai, Donovan, Nina, Natalie, Carl, Isla and Ariana.
Friends will be received at the Wheeler Funeral Home, 101 Longview Ave., Mingo Junction on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. and also on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of his funeral service at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Herb Fletcher, officiating. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery, Steubenville, OH.
Memorial contributions may be directed in Jim’s memory to Kolmont Community Church, 48 Finley Ave., Mingo Junction, OH 43938.
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