William A. "Bill" Wixson passed away suddenly on Sept. 25, 2013, at the age of 70.
Friends and family gathered from 10 a.m. to noon on Sept. 30 at the Murphy Funeral & Cremation Chapel, 123 E. Jackson St., where a service followed at noon. Interment was at East Palmyra Cemetery. Memorials in memory of Bill can be directed to the American Heart Association.
Bill and Freda, his wife of 49 years, spent many years working together as over the road truck drivers. Most of their driving was done throughout the country east of the Mississippi. Bill retired from Gypsum Express out of Baldwinsville. Bill and Freda spent many years in the East Palmyra, Port Gibson area and enjoyed time spent with their grandchildren.
Bill is survived by Freda; two children, W. Allen (Jamie) Wixson and Cynthia (Gary) Amidon; five grandchildren, Seth, Joseph, Ashley, Sarah and Carly Jo; sister, Ethel (Don) Bovard; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Online condolences can be made between now and Oct. 28 at legacy.com.