Ronald Nixon

NIXON, Ronald Ross, 83, of Steubenville, died Thursday, February 21, 2013, at Trinity West Hospital.

He was born October 21, 1929. in Steubenville, the son of the late Clifford Lamont and Annabel Ross Nixon.

Ronald was a graduate of Steubenville High School and the College of Steubenville. He served four years in the U.S. Air Force, achieving the rank of staff sergeant; and worked 38 years for Weirton Steel Corp. as a supervisor in the industrial engineering and labor relations departments.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores Lucille Nelson Nixon, to whom he was married for 58 years.

Surviving are two sons, Richard F. and Gregory L., both of Steubenville; a cousin, Raye Gardner, of Bridgeville, Pa.; two granddaughters, Heather Hayes of Wintersville and Erica Deuley of Toronto; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Ron was a member of Steubenville Country Club and the Weirton Steel Management Club. He served as a past president of the Steubenville Big Red Boosters Club and enjoyed golfing and rooting for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

No services will be held. Memorial contributions may be sent to United Way of Jefferson County, P.O. Box 1463, Steubenville, Ohio ( Offer condolences at