James Nix, Jr., 78, died Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Hazard ARH medical center.
She was born in Perry County on August 16, 1934 to the late Nafat and Melissa Nix, and was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Bonnie Jean Nix, and sons Ronnie Nix and Ricky James Nix.
He is survived by his son, Lathan Nix of Busy; daughters Donna Nix, and Carolyn Raleigh and husband Larry of Happy; brother Dexter Jones and wife Lucille of Indiana; grandchildren Lashane Nicole Nix, Brandon James Nix, Melissa Raleigh, and Laken Noelle Nix, along with a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 23 at the Engle-Bowling Funeral Home of Hazard with Emmitt Campbell officiating. Burial was at the Nix and Jones Family Cemetery located at Ary.