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Clarence Russell Nixon

June 19, 1949 ~ April 24, 2019 (age 69)

Clarence Russell Nixon, Jr. of Jersey City, NJ died unexpectedly at Jersey City Medical Center on April 24, 2019 at the age of 69. Clarence Nixon was born June 19, 1949 in Jersey City and was a lifelong resident. He worked at Bankers Trust Company on Wall Street in Manhattan, NY for over 20 years and retired as a supervisor.  He continued his career at Argix in New Brunswick, NJ for 17 years where he retired as an Accountant Receivable Manager.

Clarence was a devoted husband, father and son and he loved his family dearly.  He was an avid video gamer. He enjoyed cooking, serving, fishing and was a jack of all trades and master at all.  He was a man of God and involved in many church activities, including Harvest Discipleship, Men’s Ministries, Usher Ministry and Pneuma Life Ministry.  He will be deeply missed by family, friends, and all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife, Mazie Nixon, seven children; Anthony Nixon, Coretta Nixon, Carlita Jones, Stephen Jones, Tarika Jones-Quiros (Bienvenido Quiros), Tashima Jones and Charlene Jones,  eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; Mother, Claire Gray-Nixon, nine brothers and sisters; Janice Hanna, Jennifer Edwards, Joyce Sapp, Cindy Nixon, Joseph Nixon, Josephine Gill, John Nixon, Julian Nixon and Jill Nixon, aunts, uncles and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.  He is preceded by his father Clarence R. Nixon, Sr.


So many memories, too many to name, everyone of us knew we were your favorite because you loved us the same. Holidays at your house will not be the same. We will miss your deep fried turkey, pineapple upside down cake, and your potato salad was supreme. Having an awesome grandfather for us was a reality and not a dream. Some of us were privileged to see you everyday growing up, others called and face-timed daily just to keep in touch. We truly wish you were still here. Forever and always in our hearts, the memories of you will hold dear. We love you grandpa, and always will!

Lovingly Submitted, The Grandchildren

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