Blake W. Nixon
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Obituary for Blake W. Nixon

Blake W.  Nixon
Blake Webster Nixon, formerly a lifelong resident of Quakertown, passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018, at Manor Care, Montgomeryville. He was 82.

He was the beloved husband of Mary C. (Heckman) Nixon for 61 years.

Born in Quakertown, he was the son of the late Webster J. and Edna C. (Nase) Nixon. Blake was a 1954 graduate of Quakertown High School.

Mr. Nixon had been employed for 41 years as an inspector for the former U. S. Gauge Division, Ametek, Inc., Sellersville, retiring in 1997.

Blake was a member of the Richland Library Company, Quakertown.

A talented artist his entire life, Blake had worked very hard to develop his craft, winning many ribbons at the Tinicum Arts Festival for his work. He had also enjoyed hunting and fishing.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Nixon is survived by his two children, Dean William Nixon and his wife, Patty Jo, of Johnson City, TN, and Dawn J. Kozakowski, of Mt. Laurel, NJ; two grandchildren, Mike Kozakowski and Kelly Kozakowski; a brother, Bruce Nixon, and his wife, Christine, of Fleetwood; a nephew, Matthew Nixon, his wife, Carly, and their daughter, Nora, of Temple, PA; and two cousins, Mark Trumbauer, of Perkasie, and Tom Trumbauer, his wife, Dorinda, and their son, Thomas, of Chesapeake, VA.

In addition to his parents, Blake was preceded in death by two uncles, Bill Trumbauer and Dalton Kern, and a cousin, Andrew Trumbauer.

The family would like to acknowledge Heartland Hospice Care for the loving care and compassion displayed by the staff.

His memorial service will be held at 12 p.m., Wednesday, October 3, 2018, in the Steeley Funeral Home, 87 North Main Street, Sellersville, PA 18960, where a visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until time of service.

Interment will follow in Quakertown Union Cemetery, Quakertown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Richland Library Company, 44 South Main Street, Quakertown, PA 18951.

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