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George W. Nixon Obituary

George W. Nixon
January 1921 – December 2009
George Warren Nixon passed away December 23, 2009 at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, California. He was born and raised in Denair, California and was the son of the late Frank and Constance Nixon. He attended Denair public schools and graduated from Denair High School. Mr. Nixon received his Associates Degree from Modesto Junior College. He taught gunnery for the United States Army in the Catalina Islands. After his Honorable Discharge from the service, he opened a gun shop in Oakland where he sold and manufactured guns of all types. In addition to owning the gun shop he worked as a machinist for a family owned company.

He had a passion for airplanes, sport cars and guns.

He is survived by his wife Marjorie Nixon of Turlock; nephews Frank L. Nixon III of Reno, Nick Nixon of Boulder City, Michael Nixon of Denair, and Donnie White of Alabama. He is also survived by his niece Polly Johnston of Turlock. A private graveside was held at Denair Cemetery.

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