Gary H. Nix
Gary H. Nix
  • May 16, 1945 - October 3, 2017
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Gary Harlan Nix, 72 year-old resident of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, went to be with the Lord with his Daughter, Tassey by his side on October 3, 2017 at his residence. Born May 16, 1945 in Olustee, Oklahoma, he was the son of John Alfred Nix and Maurine (Watson) Nix. Gary was a Parts Manager for several metro area auto dealerships over the years. He loved OU Football; watching old westerns and detective show's; fishing with his brothers and most of all he enjoyed Daddy~Daughter Dates with Tassey along with socializing with his friends and family. He was such a fan of the Steak N Ale restaurant across from Smicklas Chevrolet where he worked that when it closed down he was given "his" bar stool with his name on it. Gary enjoyed the jazz bands at Danny's Blue Saloon; meeting with close friends from the Store Club; and the Port Hole among others and playing good old country music on the jukebox. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Maurine Nix and his step-mother, Juanita Nix. Gary is survived by his daughter, Tassey of Piedmont, Oklahoma; daughter, Melinda Schroll, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and 1 son, Larry Robbins of Yukon, Oklahoma; 8 grandchildren, Zachary; Tyler; Kristian; Amber; Kylie; Presley; Caleb; and Colby; 4 great-grandchildren, Hunter; Aven; Harli and Gentri; 3 brothers, Johnny Nix of Houston, Texas; Mike Nix of Seminole, Oklahoma; and Lynn Nix of Seminole, Oklahoma; 2 sisters, Patty Bailey of Ada, Oklahoma; and Angie Sloan of Bentonville, Arkansas; and a number of nieces; nephews; cousins; and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Bill Eisenhour Northeast Chapel, 8805 NE 23rd St., Oklahoma City, OK 73141. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on October 10, 2017 at Rosedale Cemetery, Ada, Oklahoma with burial to follow in Rosedale Cemetery.