Cecil Nix Jr.

Published 9:51 pm Thursday, September 28, 2017

Mr. Cecil Nix, Jr., 69 year old resident of LaGrange, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at Hospice LaGrange.

Mr. Nix was born Nov. 3, 1947, in LaGrange, Georgia, the son of the late Cecil Nix, Sr. and Elizabeth Hollis Nix.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Viet Nam War.  Mr. Nix was awarded the Purple Heart for injuries received when he stepped on a land mine at Phu Bai and Hue.

Survivors include his daughter, Cecilia Poisson and her husband, Jaimie of Flowery Branch; his sister, Dean Lambeth of LaGrange; his step daughter, Tabatha Medders and her husband David of LaGrange; his grandchildren, Jennifer, Destiny, Ashley, Cody, Dylan, Faullon and Justin; and 4 great grandchildren, Triston, Katelyn, Jadyn and J.C.

A Celebration of Life will held Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at Long Cane Park, beginning at 11 a.m. EDT.

For online condolences, please visit our website at www.blufftonfuneralservices.com.

Services have been entrusted to Bluffton Funeral Services, Lanett, Alabama.