Hixon, James Alton

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James Alton Hixon, 74, of Radford, passed away Thursday, December 25, 2014. He was retired from the Town of Blacksburg and Corning Glass Works, and was a member of the National Guard for 6 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Mackie Moore Hixon, and fourteen siblings.

Survivors include his wife of 50 ½ years, Imogene Haines Hixon; daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Tommy Witten; son, Robert Hixon; grandson, Capt. Justin Scott Witten; and a brother, a sister, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held 2:00 pm, Sunday, January 4, 2015 at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford with Rev. Allison Unroe officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until the service time.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Carilion NRV Hospice, 707 Randolph St., Radford, VA 24141 or the Hunters for the Hungry, PO Box 304, Big Island, VA 24526

The Hixon family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory, Radford. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com