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Lyle Nixon

December 26, 1946 — November 20, 2018

This is a change of DATE of visitation and service for Mr. Nixon from Monday, November 26, 2018 until Tuesday, November 27, 2018 due to the extreme weather conditions.
Mr. Lyle E. Nixon, 71, of Burlington, died Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Born December 26, 1946 in Keokuk, Iowa, he was the son of Lloyd and Lucille (Eagen) Nixon.

He married Rebecca K. Matt on June 15, 1969 in Bloomfield, Iowa.

Lyle graduated in 1964 from Kahoka High School and served in the United States Army for 2 years during the Vietnam War. He worked at Leigh Leopold, Diamond Vogel and Rainbow Oil in Production, retiring in 2008.

He was of the Methodist faith. He was a Commander for the VFW Post 10102, on the board of Burlington Bees Baseball Association, and was a Little League Coach for many years. He enjoyed bowling, shooting darts for the VFW, fast and slow pitch softball, and being with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Becky; son Jeff (Wendy Shofe) Nixon of Burlington; five grandchildren, Dalton, Kaleb, Noah, Paige and Taylor; one great-grandchild, Addly; three sisters, Linda Clark of Baring, MO, Lois Humes of Wyaconda, MO and Lea Glass of Memphis, MO; half-sister, Rita Klinginsmith of Cameron, MO; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral for Mr. Nixon will be at 2:00 p.m., TUESDAY, November 27th at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka, MO, with visitation one hour prior to service. Interment will be in Chambersburg Cemetery in Chambersburg, MO with military rites.

A memorial has been established for the Chambersburg Cemetery Association.

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Wilson Funeral Home
975 E Main
Kahoka, Missouri 63445

Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
2:00 PM

Wilson Funeral Home
975 E. Main
Kahoka, Missouri 63445

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