He was a native of Keota, OK. He lived in Oakdale for 12 years.
Mr. Nixon was a tile setter for 30 years.
Survivors include his children, Kim Walters of Chico, Kelly Malloy of South Lake Tahoe; mother and stepfather, Heather Mander and Danny Mander; sister, Vicki O’Shaughnessy, all of Rancho Murieta; three grandchildren; and his friend, Jenny May of Oakdale.
He was preceded in death by his father, Loyd Nixon; and brother, Gary Nixon.
Services have been held.
Remembrances may be sent to the Rusty Nixon Teen Outreach Fund, c/o Oakdale Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1290 Walnut Ave., Oakdale, CA 95361.
Oakdale-Riverbank Memorial Chapels in charge of arrangements.