It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of Grant Matthew Nixon of Oil Springs announces his passing on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at the age of 59. Beloved husband and best friend of Debbie Nixon. Loving father of Brett Nixon, Ryan Nixon (Amy O’Neill) and Geoff (Mckinlea) Goemans. Dear brother of Murray (Pat) Nixon, Mark Nixon, Gwen (Jeff) Grant, Kim (Phil) Somers, Debbie (Bob) Stothers. Loved son of Ernest Phillips and son-in-law of Doris Wagner (Ron). Fondly remembered by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his parents Carson Nixon and Bettina Phillips and his brother Butch Phillips Jr. Grant worked at Dow and retired after 30 years. He and Debbie were passionate about baseball, enjoying time together at numerous baseball events. Grant will be sadly missed by his cat Leif. Cremation has taken place. At Grant’s request, there will be no visitation or memorial service. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia & District Humane Society or the Alzheimer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please). Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.