Peacefully surrounded by the love of his family, at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound, on Saturday morning, May 27th, 2017. Dennis Leroy Nixon, of Owen Sound, at the age of 71 years. Dearly loved husband of Bonnie Nixon (nee Dawson). Loving father of Jeff Nixon, of Annan and Cindy Ahrens and her husband, Jerry, of Mitchell. Proud grandfather of Kayla, Jennifer, Nicholas and great-grandfather of McKenzie. Dear brother of Gary Nixon (Judy), of Owen Sound, Jim Nixon (Florence), of Durham, Shirley Sweeney (Ed), of Kitchener and Bob Nixon (Leanne), of London. Dennis will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews, his sister-in-law, Pauline Nixon, of Durham; his special friends, Terry and Joyce Whiteside, of Durham. Predeceased by his parents, Raymond and Jennie Nixon; his siblings, Dave (Marie) Nixon, Bill (Doreen) Nixon, Bev Nixon, Elma (Howard) Cupsky, Gwen (Pete) Whiteside and Lorraine (Ken) Reaburn.
A Memorial Service for Dennis Nixon will be held in the Chapel of the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3X8 (519-376-7492), on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Heather McCarrel officiating. Visitation before the service from 2:00 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation as an expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca