Walter Lee "Pap" "Wally" Hixson, age 59, of Hillsboro, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly Sunday morning, August 10, 2014 at home.
He was born July 21, 1955 in Columbus, OH, son of the late Birdie Hixson and Betty Brown Hixson, South Shore, KY. He enjoyed wrestling and spending time with his family.
Surviving are step-children, Ernie Jones of Hillsboro, OH, Bessie Jones of Washington Court House, OH, and Mary Jones of Hillsboro, OH, two brothers, David Hixson of South Shore, KY and Jack Hixson of South Shore, KY, half-sister, Janie Bowling of South Shore, KY, eleven step-grandchildren, nine step-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and a special friend Kathy Snell.
In addition to his father, Walter was preceded in death by wife, Ella Mae Young Hixson, two step-sons, Howard E. Jones Jr. and Ronald Jones, and step-granddaughter, Amanda Star Jones.
Services will be held at Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home, 138 E. Main St. Hillsboro, OH, Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 1:00 PM.
Interment will follow in the Hamer Township Cemetery, Hillsboro, Ohio.
Friends will be received from 12 noon until the time of the services at the funeral home on Wednesday.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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