Aumsville – Tom, 57,
died Saturday in Stayton. He was born in Salem and lived in
Aumsville all his life. Tom worked as a construction foreman for
35 years, the last for Standard Utilities. He enjoyed hunting,
fishing, his grandchildren and his dog.
Tom married Darlene
Davidson on September 7, 1971 in Vancouver, WA. He is survived
by his wife Darlene Nixon of Aumsville; son and daughter-in-law:
Jason & Tamara Nixon of Marion; daughter: Melanie Nixon of
Aumsville; and was the world’s greatest Papa to grandsons:
Athan Cunningham, Kane Nixon and granddaughter Jaci Nixon.
Mother: Betty Kennedy of Aumsville; brother and sister-in-law:
Robert & Lourdes Nixon of Snohomish, WA.: brother: Jeffrey
Nixon of Aumsville: Sister: Karen Nixon of Stayton. Tom will be
greatly missed by his numerous nieces, nephews and extended
family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father:
Julian Nixon; Step-father: JD Kennedy, sister: Sherry Nixon and
friend Kerry Cunningham.
Celebration of life
will be held Saturday, May 23, 2009 at 11:00 AM at the Marion
School 6023 B. Street Marion, Oregon 97309. Contributions may be
made to American Heart Association. Serving the family North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.