John Hix, Jr., born March 22, 1937, of Pleasant View, died at his home one Monday, March 13th, 2017 at the age of 79 years.

Memorial services will be held at 2 o’clock p.m. Saturday, March 18th, 2017 in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View with Bro. Randy Riggs officiating.

Visitation with the family was held on Friday, March 17th from 4-8:00pm at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View & will be held again today, Saturday March 18, 2017 from 12 Noon till the hour of service.

Mr. Hix was born March 22, 1937 in Jackson County, Tennessee to the late John and Estelle Hix, Sr. He was a self-taught master carpenter, a Christian, and “a cowboy at heart” who was happiest when he was horseback riding.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by 6 siblings.

He is survived by his daughters, Beverly (David) Tidwell of Joelton, Michelle (Gary Keffer) Hix of Pleasant View; sisters, Edith (Alvin) Brewington of Lebanon, Paulette (Bobby) Warner of Castilian Springs, TN; grandchildren, Jeremiah (Hailey) Meyer, Joel Tidwell, Rebecca Tidwell; and a host of loving nieces & nephews.

AUSTIN & BELL FUNERAL HOME in PLEASANT VIEW is in charge of these arrangements. (615) 746-4433

Cheatham News extends condolences to the family and friends of John Hix Jr.