Ronald I. Nixon
January 25, 1939  -  December 26, 2018

Ronald I. Nixon

Chapel of Hope
3321 N. Dal Paso
Hobbs, NM  88240
Sunday, December 30, 2018
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Chapel of Hope
3321 N. Dal Paso
Hobbs, NM  88240
Monday, December 31, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Funeral Service
Temple Baptist
1113 N Grimes
Hobbs, NM  88240
Monday, December 31, 2018
2:00 pm
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Prairie Haven Memorial Park
2201 E. Stanolind
Hobbs, NM  88240
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Lea County Humane Society
702 N. Grimes
Hobbs, NM  88240


I served in the Air Force.

Ronald I. Nixon 79 of Hobbs, NM passed away December 26, 2018.

Ronald was born January 25, 1939 in Hext, Menard County, Texas to Leo Howard and Hazel (High) Nixon. He graduated high school in London, TX in 1956 and then enlisted in the United States Air Force.
In 1958 he married Jolene Davis at the First Baptist Church in London, TX. They moved to San Angelo, TX in 1960 where they lived until moving to Hobbs, NM in June of 1978.
In 1981 he opened Southwestern Trailer Equipment Co., Inc and together with his three sons, have continued in business for 37 years.

Ronald is survived by his wife Jolene, sons; Rex E. and wife Sherri (Trammel), Joel, and Aron and wife Allison (Marker), three granddaughters; Elizabeth, Rebekah and Hailey and two great grandchildren, Jason and Serenity.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers; Raymond, Roy, and Raygen Nixon.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Hobbs Animal Shelter.

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  1. Burnelle Huckabee Clary
    HOBBS, NM

    I am so sorry for your loss. It was always a joy to see Ron Nixon. My dad enjoyed working for & with Mr. Nixon. He will be missed. Praying for the family.

  2. Nicole Nixon
    San Angelo, TX

    I’m so sorry for your loss! We were fortunate to spend a little time with Ronald. He was a wonderful man. Thank you Jolene for always welcoming us into your home.
    Randi and Nicole Nixon

  3. Joy Moore
    Devine, TX

    Jolene, my heart goes out to you and your family at this time. There are no words to express my sincere condolences. I'm just so grateful we were able to reconnect at the family reunions and spend time with dear Ronald, such a sweet cousin. Love you dearly, Joy

  4. Victor Charles Haldeman
    Artesia, NM

    Very sorry for your loss. Ronald & Wife raised some very respectful sons & ran an honest business.

  5. Ricky & Novella Smith
    Hobbs, NM

    Prayers & sympathies to the family upon your loss. Ron will be greatly missed.

  6. Marshall Bonds
    Charlotte, NC

    What a great man, Ron was like a second father to me growing up.
    Thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  7. Ken and Lura Fraser
    Salado, TX

    Rest in Peace Ron you will be greatly missed.

  8. Joan DiMarco
    Venice, FL

    So glad that we got to spend time with Ronald and Jolene at the July family reunion.

  9. Gerald & Norma Smith
    Hobbs, NM

    Our deepest sympathies are to the family on the loss of this great man.

  10. donnie briley
    christoval, TX

    our thoughts are with you guys today

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