Michael Nixon age 47, 3062 West 550 South Portland passed away Thursday afternoon at his residence. He was born in Portland August 3, 1966 the son of Cleatus and Helen (Felix) Nixon. He was married March 22, 2014 to Christina Kennedy who survives. He was owner of Nixon’s Automotive, Engineering and Snow Removal of Portland. He was also Great Lakes Region Director and Technical Advisor Coordinator for the Pontiac-Oakland Club International and had been an instructor for Ivy Tech in Muncie. He was a 1984 Jay County High School graduate and graduate of University of Northwestern Ohio. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Portland.
Surviving are his wife Christina, Three sons Tray Nixon, Sydney Nixon and Adam Nixon all of Portland, Five step-daughters Jessica Cook (husband Kyle), Miranda Harris, Hannah Harris, Gwynth Harris and Cerridwen Harris all of Portland, and several cousins.
Funeral services will be Monday at 11:00 A.M. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Harris presiding. Burial will follow in the Green Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 12:00 – 4:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to the Choice of the Donor.