Allen D Hixson

Died: Mon., May 14, 2018


Location: Hermiston Cemetery

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Allen D Hixson 81, of Pendleton, Or died at a local care facility on May 14, 2018. He was born in Baker, Or on March 1, 1937 to Earl and Mabel (Wallingford) Hixson. He was raised in Hermiston, Or. He served in the US Army and was honorably discharged. He worked for Union Pacific Railroad at Hinkle Yard outside of Stanfield, Or as a Brakeman. He later drove long haul truck. 
He enjoyed playing guitar. He would join local musicians for an impromptu "jam session" at the local eatery.  He loved to work on cars and shared this passion with his step-son Marty. They spent hours together working/rebuilding cars. He loved to camp in the mountains.
He is survived by two daughters: Kitty and Gracie, one step-son Marty, numerous grandchildren, nieces, and nephews; and two brothers: Lyle and Merle.
He was predeceased by his parents, one sister, and one brother.
Graveside services will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018 at the Hermiston Cemetery in Hermiston, Or at 9:00 am. 

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Courtney Parsons
   Posted Wed May 23, 2018
Allen was such an awesome man! When I helped take care of him, another resident played guitar around the facility and Allen would become full of light. I always enjoyed being his CNA.
I hope he rests easy.

Debbie Rose
   Posted Fri May 25, 2018
Sorry to hear of Allen's passing, he was a great guy. I always enjoyed it when he came in to the parts store. Rip Allen!

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