Passed away peacefully at the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Tuesday May 14, 2019 at the age of 76. Beloved father of Darryl Nixon (Josee) and Kevin Gowin. Loved grandfather of Dominick and Xavier. Survived by his siblings Patricia, Norma, Bob and Lynn. Predeceased by Ron, Marion, Steve, Ross and Joyce. Will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the Doolittle Chapel of Carson Funeral Homes, 54 Coldwater St. E., Orillia, (705) 326-3595.