JEFFERSON – William Donald “Don” Hix Jr., 68, died Saturday, August 29, 2009.
Born on March 27, 1941, in Jackson County, he was the son of Vannie Freeman Hix, Jefferson, and the late William Donald Hix Sr. He was a salesman for the Ford Motor Company for 39 years, a member of the Living Word Worship Center, and a veteran of the United States Air Force.
Survivors in addition to his mother, include his wife, Peggy Lonney Hix, Jefferson; daughters, Rhonda Hix Dodd, Alto, Roxanne Hix Heimlich, Jackson, Wyo.; sons, Roger Allen Hix and Rowland Eric Hix, both of Jefferson, sister, Peggy Ann Hix, Jefferson; brother, Butch Hix, Jefferson; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 1, at 4 p.m., in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with the Revs. Terry Fowler Sr., Ronald Wilson and Dennis Kesler officiating. Burial will be in the Evans Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday, August 31, from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Eagle Ranch, P.O. Box 7200, Chestnut Mountain, GA 30502-0500.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.