Joseph Nixon, 67, formerly of Larksville, passed away on November 5th, 2019 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains Township.
Born on April 7th, 1952 in Trevose, PA, he was a son of the late Joseph and Bertha Jopling.
Joe was a 1970 graduate of Lake-Lehman High School. He proudly served three years in the US Army during the Vietnam Era. Joe loved all types of music and singing and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. He also enjoyed playing chess and going to Atlantic City.
He was preceded in death by stepfather, John H. Jopling.
Joseph is survived by his long-time companion, Anita Wylie; sisters, Debbie Briggs and her husband Tim, Cameron, TX, and Jacqueline Boltz; his ManorCare family where he has been a resident for the last 6 years and brothers, George and wife, Carol and Edward Nixon and wife, Sharisse.
A memorial service will be held at 12 PM on Saturday, November 23rd, at Kniffen O’Malley Leffler Funeral & Cremation Services, 465 S. Main St. Wilkes-Barre. Interment will follow in Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, Dallas.
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