June 23, 1939 - November 10, 2015
Phillip Nixon, 76, died Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at Providence Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina. Born in Sumter County, he was a son of the late Joe Nixon and Sammie Wells Nixon. He received his formal education in Sumter County and was employed for numerous years by McCullum Inc. until his retirement. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and watching golf. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, and friend. The life our beloved Phillip will never be lost or forgotten. His influences will forever be remembered through all the lives he touched. He was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Sandra Merlene and Phyllis Renee Nixon; two brothers, Robert and James Nixon; and a sister,Hester Wright. He leaves to cherish his memories: his loving wife of 57 years Para Lee Weathers Nixon. three daughters, Gwendolyn M. Nixon of the home, Brenda M. (William) Smith of Sumter, and Cynthia L. Butler of Rembert; five grandsons: Trinity L. Quentin M. and Devlin M. Nixon of the home, Marquillis A.,and DeAnglo M.P. NIxon of Rembert; four granddaughters: Kasandra M. Nixon of the home, Samantha L. Nixon of Rembert, Latanya N. Rush and LaShonda D. (Corey) McKnight of Sumter; ten great- grandchildren of Sumter, South Carolina; three sisters, Josephine Callahan of Wyandanch, New York, Dorcas Williams of Sumter, and Emma (Lewis) Howard of Rembert; one uncle, Dr. Roosevelt (Calpernia) Nixon of Newark, New Jersey; two sister- in- laws, Geneva Thompson of Rembert and Mary Spencer of Columbia; one brother–in-law Frank Robinson of Columbia, and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving relatives.
Phillip Nixon, 76, died Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at Providence Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina. Born in Sumter County, he was a son of the late Joe Nixon and Sammie Wells Nixon. He received his formal education in Sumter County and... View Obituary & Service Information
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