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Glynn "Red" Nixon

July 5, 1938 ~ September 15, 2017 (age 79)

Glynn “Red” Nixon, 79, of Columbia, died Friday, September 15, 2017 at 6:30 A.M. at the Norton Healthcare Pavilion in Louisville.

He was born July 5, 1938, in Adair County, to the late Frank & Polly Hood Nixon.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, James Nixon, and one sister, Dorothy Nixon. 

Glynn was an original member of the Adair County Rescue Squad and a former member of the Adair County Jaycees.  He was a retired educator and coach in the Adair County School System, having taught science and physical education and coached basketball, cross country, golf and track.  He was also a longtime carpenter and of the Christian faith.

Survivor Include:

His Wife of 54 years – Susanne Statome Nixon of Columbia

One Son – Steve (Jerri) Nixon of Columbia

One Daughter – Rebecca Nixon (Jerry Saettel) of Louisville

One Brother – Carson Lynn “Blackie” (Nina) Nixon of Indiana

Two Grandchildren – Ashton Nicole Nixon & Jordan Glynn Nixon both of Columbia

Two Step-Grandchildren – Trenton Brody Watson & Trinity Addison Carta both of Columbia

Brother-in-law – Dennis Carl Statome of Virginia

Several Nieces & Other Relatives & Friends also survive

Funeral Service – Monday, September 18, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Martin officiating

Burial will follow in Haven Hill Cemetery

Visitation after 1:00 P.M. Sunday

Memorial are requested to Hosparus of Green River.  These may be left at the funeral home.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements


 Service Information

September 17, 2017

1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

Funeral Service
September 18, 2017

11:00 AM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

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