Edwin Grady Nix, 67, of Hendersonville, passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. He was a native of Henderson County, the son to the late Fred and Estelle Williams Nix.
A graduate of Western Carolina University, he worked in manufacturing as a plant manager, but spent his later years enjoying the outdoors and farming. He was a compassionate and hardworking family man and took much joy in spending time with his growing family. He was a man of strong faith and the love, patience, and wisdom he shared with all he knew will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Yvetta Harrelson Nix; three children, F. Brent Nix (Sara) of Hendersonville, Natalie Nix Van Pelt (Brad) of Concord, W. Tyler Nix (Mandy) of Morganton; grandchildren, Kenley, Greer, Katelyn, Liam, Claire, Cyrus, Caleb, Cypress, Keira; sisters, Edythe Wilson of Montgomery, AL, Elaine Capps (Douglas) of Zirconia, Vicki O’Shields (Mac) of Fairview; mother-in-law, Doris Lancaster Harrelson, of Hendersonville, brother-in-law, Davon Harrelson (Pam), sister-in-law, Kim Geffers (Randy); and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home with the Pastor Davon Harrelson officiating. A reception will follow the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.
A reception will follow the service.
Date: Saturday, March 31, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
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