The Times West Virginian


January 22, 2014

Haymond Nixon

Mr. Haymond Clelland Nixon, 88 years of age, of Route 2, Shinnston, died Monday (Jan. 20, 2014), at his residence.

He was born Feb. 13, 1925, in Boothsville, the son of the late Roy S. and Pearl Clelland Nixon. He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Brown Nixon, on Oct. 14, 2010.

Haymond is survived by stepson, Roger Brown and his wife Barbara; two grandchildren, Bryan Brown of Gloucester, Va., and Tonya Hicks and her husband Tony of Elizabeth; three great-grandchildren, Samantha and Meadow Hicks and Jolene Brown; two nephews, Edward Nixon and Gordon Coughlin; and three nieces, Linda Federspiel, Dalene Brown and Jean Oldham. He was also preceded in death by a brother, E. Vernon Nixon; a sister, Katherine Coughlin; and a nephew, Steven Coughlin.

He was a lifelong resident of the Boothsville community and was baptized July 3, 1939, in Booths Creek. He served his country in the United States Army for 23 and half years and then the National Guard until his retirement at the age of 60. He was a member of the American Legion, Post No. 31 in Shinnston and the Moose Lodge No. 52 of Clarksburg.

Haymond and his wife Catherine owned and operated Nixon Mobile Home Park. They enjoyed taking their motor home and traveling to many destinations and being members of the Boothsville Baptist Church.

Psalm 37:37, Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace.

Friends will be received at the Ford Funeral Home, 215 East Main St., Bridgeport, on Thursday, from 2 to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be celebrated in the funeral home on Friday, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Michael Richards and Rev. Gerald Nuzum presiding. The interment will follow in the West Virginia National Cemetery, Pruntytown. The West Virginia National Guard Honor Guard and the Harrison County Honor Guard will provide full military rites.

Condolences may be extended to the family at

The Nixon family has entrusted the care and arrangements to the Ford Funeral Home, 215 East Main St., Bridgeport.

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