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ROCKVILLE- Rick Nixon, 68, of Rockville, Indiana passed away at 2:16 pm Monday, January 29, 2018 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He retired from R.R. Donnelly and Sons Company in Crawfordsville with 44 years of service. He was born April 15, 1949 at Clinton, Indiana to Russell Nixon and the late Jean Teater Nixon.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Connie Swaim Nixon whom he married May 26, 1970 in Howard. Also surviving, his father of Bloomingdale; one son, Dan (Crystal) Nixon of Lizton; one daughter, Joyce (Rob) Forrest of Jamestown; one sister, Susie (Jeff) Ray of Lafayette; mother-in-law, Martha Ransom of Montezuma; four grandchildren, Morgan and Hannah Forrest, Jacob and Aubrey Nixon.

He was a 1967 graduate of Turkey Run High School and was an Army veteran of the Vietnam war serving from 1969 to 1971. He was a member of the Bloomingdale Christian Church and the American Legion Byron Cox post 72 in Crawfordsville. He enjoyed the activities of the Parke County Fair each year and attending the truck and tractor pulls. He collected pocket knives and was an avid Indiana University Basketball fan. He loved to spend time with his grandchildren and attending their sporting events.

Services will be 2:00 pm Friday, February 2, at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 W. Howard Street, Rockville, with the Revs. Rodney Coffman and Carl Huxford officiating. Burial with military graveside honors by Parke County veterans will follow at Mt. Moriah Cemetery north of Hollandsburg. Visitation is 4-8 pm Thursday at Gooch Funeral Home.

Memorials should friends so desire, may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675 in his memory.

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