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Robert Wayne Nixon, "Bob"

Obituary for Robert Wayne Nixon, "Bob"

July 9, 1952 - October 23, 2018
Whiteford, Maryland | Age 66

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Robert Wayne Nixon, "Bob" passed away at home on October 23, 2018. He was born on July 9, 1952 in Compton, CA to Donna Charlene Blue and the late Robert Nixon.

Bob served our country in the United States Army from 1972 to 1983. He was also the Chief of Chesapeake City Police Department from 1983 to 1991. During his professional career, Bob was a civilian engineer at Aberdeen Proving Ground for 44 years. He travelled the country and loved taking back roads. Bob also loved trying new foods.

In addition to his mother, Bob is survived by his wife, Tamara Nixon of Whiteford, MD formerly of Rising Sun, MD; son, Robert Nixon and his wife Natalie of Perryville, MD; son, Gregory Nixon of Perryville, MD; daughter, Alicia Maxwell of Wilmington, DE; daughter, Lauren Daugherty of Perryville, MD; daughter, Kathryn Johnson and her husband William of Perryville, MD; step-son, Eric Burton of Rising Sun, MD; step-son, Dylan Burcham of Rising Sun, MD; and grandson, William Johnson V.

A viewing for Robert Wayne Nixon will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2018 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 111 South Queen Street, Rising Sun, MD 21911. A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 3, 2018 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A. Family and friends may begin visiting at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at West Nottingham Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to "American Cancer Society" and sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 248, Rising Sun, MD 21911.

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111 S. Queen Street
P.O. Box 248
Rising Sun, MD 21911
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