The Obit For Eugene Hixson

Eugene C. Hixson Jr.

Published in the Dallas Morning News from 12/15/2007 - 12/16/2007.

HIXSON, JR, EUGENE C., Eugene Hixson Jr. Born may 21, 1928. Passed away December 12, 2007 at 6:17 pm at home, after a lengthy illness.

Gene was born to Eugene C Hixson Sr. And Ada (Peggy) Hixson in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from Forest Avenue High School May 31 1946 where he was all state in basketball baseball and football. Gene went on to play semi pro baseball for the Washington Sentators.

He was drafted into the army December 8 1950 he was stationed at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Tx. Where he was able to play baseball again at the request of the colonel. He was honorably discharged October 22, 1956.

Gene had a lengthy career in the oil and gas industry with Republic Natural Gas, Mobil Oil Company, The Superior Oil Company, and The Super Oil Company. Gene retired in 1992, he then started several business adventures including a thriving ostrich farm in Van Alystne, Tx.

Gene is survived by wife Dotty M Hixson of Dallas Tx, son Greg Hixson of Richardon Tx, grandaughters Jennifer Hixson and Nicole Hixson of Royse City Tx. Gene was preceded in death by his father Eugene C Hixson Sr, mother Peggy Hixson, sister Lousie Canipe, daugher Deborah Jean Hixson, son Don Paul Hixson, grandson Jeremy Don Hixson.

Visitation Sunday 12/16/07 from 4-6 pm at the funeral home. Funeral Service Monday 12/17/07 at 2 pm, Grove Hill Funeral Home. Dignity Memorial Grove Hill 3920 Samuell Blvd. Dallas (214) 388-8887