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Ronald L. Hixson

January 19, 1942 ~ March 20, 2020 (age 78)



Ronald L. Hixson, 78 of Hixson-Kintigh Rd, passed away, Friday evening, March 20, 2020 at Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant.

He was born January 19,1942 in Mt. Pleasant the son of the late Kenneth and Betty Hough Hixson.

Ron was a longtime and faithful member of Center Bethel Church of God, Alverton.

He was a graduate of the former East Huntingdon Class of 1959. He was a member of the Marion Lodge #562 of Scottdale, Scottish Rite Valley of Uniontown and Scottdale Elks #777.

He was self-employed over the road truck driver when he retired in 2006 with 17 years of service. Ron was a long-time sled owner and operator of the “Decision Maker” since 1974.

Ron is gone from our lives, but will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved him,

 His loving and devoted wife of 58 years, whom he married July 15, 1961.

Mary Carole Jones Hixson of Scottdale

His Daughter:

Robin Lee Roth and husband Tim of Scottdale

His Three Grandchildren:

Tyler Roth

And Twins Emily and Jenna

His Nieces and Nephews

His Siblings:

Peggy Baker and husband Robert of Scottdale

Jerry Hixson and wife Barbara of Scottdale

His Brother-in-Laws:

James “Butch” Beistel of Scottdale

Larry Jones of Scottdale

In addition to his parents, Ron was preceded in death by:

His Sister: Shirley Beistel (Feb. 16, 2020)

Due to the strict guidelines, we must adhere to at this crucial time, a Private family visitation and service will be held.

Arrangements for Ron have been entrusted into the care of the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc., 417 Pittsburgh Street., Scottdale, Pa.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that Memorials be made to the Center Bethel Church of God in memory of Ron.

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