Gary Nixon

September 15, 2022Obituaries
Gary Nixon

Gary Nixon, age 76, of Philip, South Dakota, died on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at his ranch northwest of Philip.

Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. Sunday, September 18, at the American Legion Hall in Philip.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 19, 2022 at the American Legion Hall in Philip with Pastor Harold Delbridge officiating.

Interment with military honors will follow at the Masonic Cemetery in Philip.

Survivors include his wife Julie; two daughters Kellie (Jason) Ostenson of Wall, and Mandie (CJ) Menzel of Philip; grandchildren Aleida (Cain) Fairbanks, Abbianna Weinzetl, Trevor Ostenson, Mason (Lauryn) Ostenson, JJ Ostenson, and Fallon Ostenson; and Tessa, Josie and Oakley Menzel; a sister Jeanni (Gale) Gossard of New Underwood; two sisters-in-law Janie McLean of Lake Elsinore, California, and Joy Jeffries of Newell; two brothers-in-law Zane Jeffries of Box Elder, and Kevin (Julie) Jeffries of Rapid City; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents Leo “Shorty” and Dorothy “Pete” (Lindeken) Nixon; his paternal grandparents Matt and Myrtle Nixon; his maternal grandparents Harry and Susie Lindeken; and his father and mother-in-law Robert “Bud” and Doris Jefferies.

Arrangements are with Rush Funeral Home of Philip.