The family of Ken Wix request that everyone attending visitation and funeral services to please abide by social distancing guidelines and to wear a facial mask.
The lounge area of the funeral home will be closed, and any food items brought will be taken home by the family.
James Kenneth “Ken” Wix, 62, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday December 24, 2020 at Skyline Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday December 30th at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Pastor Jennifer Glover officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Ken was born May 2, 1958 in Springfield. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, where he served as an airplane mechanic. He studied Aeronautics at Nashville State Technical College. Ken worked as a maintenance supervisor for Carpenter Specialty Steel and was a member of MOPAR Dodge Charger Daytona R/T Owners Only. He loved Hot Rod Dodges, and both playing and listening to music.
Ken is survived by is wife of 21 years: Shelia Elliott Wix of Springfield, by his son and daughter-in-law: Fred and Jo Wix of Hendersonville, by his daughters and son-in-law: Amanda and Ty Scott of Belle Chasse, LA, and Ashley Wix of Springfield, by his parents: J.L. and Juanita Lemons Wix of Springfield, by his stepchildren: R.J. Douglas of Springfield, Rachael (Alex) Niven of Hoenwald, by his brothers and sister-in-law: Michael and Patricia Wix of Manchester, and David Wix of Springfield, and by 15 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cinco de MOPAR and all donations may be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.
Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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