Bernard Nixon, 63, Brownsburg

Bernard “Bernie” Nixon, 63, Brownsburg, formerly of Jasper, IN, passed away February 18, 2021.

He was born July 11, 1957 to Thomas and Leona Hentrup Nixon and graduated from Jasper High School in 1976 and received his associates degree from Ivy Tech Evansville. He married Brenda McNallin on Nov. 27, 1999.

Survivors include his wife Brenda Nixon; sons Jeremy Nixon (Chelsey) and Joshua Nixon; daughter Michelle Artmeier (Chris Snodderley); grandsons Chase, Cole, and Caden; sisters Mary Huber (Bill), Bernadette Hopf (Richard), and Kathy Terwiske (Mike); brother Ronald Nixon (Rose); many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Tom Nixon and a nephew Jarod Hopf; fur-baby Yorkie Angel, and his farm dog Misty.

He loved watching IU basketball and football, fishing and watching his grandsons play sports. He loved playing with his new fur-baby Yorkie Pipin. He worked as a millwright for IUPUI Indianapolis the last 6 years. Before that time he worked in maintenance at Memorial Hospital in Jasper, IN for over 15 years and for Krodel Wholesale in Jasper as vending machine supervisor for over 20 years. He was a past member of Holy Family Church where he was an usher and reader for several years. He was also a member of the Dubois County Sportsman Club and the VFW of Holland, Ohio which his father started.

Visitation will be from 11am to 12:30pm Monday February 22 at Matthews Mortuary, Brownsburg, with funeral services there at 12:30pm. In compliance with current regulations and restrictions, guests are required to wear masks and observe social distancing.

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