HUGOTON – Harding Capper Nix, 89, died Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at Harbor Hospice House in Beaumont, Texas.
He was born Nov. 4, 1920, to Benjamin and Lydia (Scheaffer) Nix in Stevens County.
He married Carol Thresher June 24, 1949 in Hillsboro. She survives.
He served his country during World War II.
He worked for Panhandle Eastern Pipeline and a fieldman.
He was a member of the Hugoton United Methodist Church and Hugoton V.F.W.
Other survivors include, one son, Charles Nix and wife, Suzanne, Beaumont; one daughter, Nancy McIntire and husband, Brent, Mesa Az.; one brother, Benny Nix and wife, Jane, Liberal; two sisters, Norma Brunty, Long Beach, Calif. and Nellie Hyde, McDonough, Ga.; four grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers, Ford, Homer, Virgil and Reed Nix.
o Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at the United Methodist Church in Hugoton with the Rev. Harry Cross and Frankie Thomas presiding.
Hugoton Vets Group will conduct military graveside services at the Hugoton Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Paul’s Funeral Home in Hugoton. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to the Hugoton V.F.W. or Stevens County Gas Historical Museum and may be sent in care of Paul’s Funeral Home, Box 236, Hugoton, KS 67951.