James Nix was born on April 20, 1932, in Clarksville, Tenn., to the late Sterling and Eulalia Akins Hayes.
James was a member of Park Lane Nazarene Church in Clarksville, Tenn. He was a heavy equipment operator and retired supervisor from the Clarksville Street Department. James was also a United States Navy veteran, a mason and a Navy Seabee.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Marselle Gray Nix.
James is survived by one sister, Lucille “Cille” Warren of Clarksville, Tenn.; one son, Donald Glenn Nix (and Karen Black) of Clarksville, Tenn.; two daughters, Renne Nix Lane of Clarksville, Tenn. and Donna Beals (and husband Myron) of Cadiz; grandchildren, Donny Nix (and wife Courtney) of Wichita, Kan. and Melissa Taylor and Lucas Hale of Cadiz.
Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, C/O Dannye Wagner, 218 Lakeshore Drive, Cadiz, KY 42211 or to the American Cancer Society, Kentucky Region, 240 Whittington PKWY, Louisville, KY 40222.