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Mr. George Lamar Hix, age 73, of Summerville, GA, died Saturday, July 27, 2019, at his residence.
Mr. Hix was born November 12, 1945, in Trion, GA, son of the late Freeman Lamar and Winnie Price Hix. He had attended the Trion Evangelical Presbyterian Church, and prior to his retirement, was employed with Georgia Power. Mr. Hix was also a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in Vietnam, and was a member of the American Legion. In addition to his parents, Mr. Hix was preceded in death by brothers, Phil Hix and Steed Evans; and sisters, Freida Parker and Katherine Humphreys.
Mr. Hix is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Sonia and Jeremy Adams; grandchildren, Connor Carvalho, Tristan Adams, and Riley Adams; nieces, Theresa (Larry) Canada, Penny (Jerry) Bruce, Kathy (Grady) Richardson, Kelli (David) Luxemburger, Heather (Robby) Robinson, and Renota (Chris) Head.
Funeral services for Mr. Hix will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 31, 2019, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in West Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jerry Bruce, Richard Lowrance, Larry Canada, James Richardson, Grady Richardson, David Luxemburger, Joey Canada, and Jeremy Bruce. Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Nelson, Rodney Nelson, and Neil Nelson, and the Staff of Compassus Hospice.
Mr. Hix will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. Tuesday.