Robert Dwayne Nixon was born October 4, 1963 in Floydada and passed away on August 14, 2021. He was the youngest son of Leslie and Doris Nixon, and the brother of Gary and Keith Nixon. Visitation will be Friday, August 20, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Moore-Rose Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Floydada with Mark Snowden officiating. Arrangements are under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada.
Robert graduated from Floydada High School in 1982. After graduation, Robert attended Texas Tech University where he played football for his beloved Red Raiders. Robert graduated from Texas Tech in 1986 with a degree in Ag Economics then returned to Floydada to farm. Robert loved the lake, Texas Tech Football and his dogs.
Robert was a friend to many and he loved his friends very much. You always knew when Robert was in the room with his boisterous laugh that could be heard a mile away. Robert loved raising pigs and attending stock shows. It was said that if you wanted your pig weighed at a major stock show you just let Robert take the lead and he would clear the path to the scales.
Robert was a member of the First Baptist Church of Floydada and served on the Board of Directors of Lighthouse Electric Cooperative.
He was preceded in death by his father, Leslie Nixon and his mother, Doris Nixon.
Those left to cherish his memory are his brothers, Gary Nixon and wife Robin of Floydada, Keith Nixon and wife Trish of Dallas; and three nephews, Kirby Nixon and Keenan Nixon of Floydada, and Rance Nixon of Dallas; and two step-sons, Corey Hayter of McKinney and Christopher Hayter of Lubbock.
Memorials can be made to the First Baptist Church of Floydada.