Richard Lee Nixon, 61, of Elyria, unexpectedly passed away at his home on Thursday, November 1, 2007. He was born July 2, 1946 and lived in Elyria his whole life.
Richard retired from the Midview School district where he taught 5th grade for 25 years and was a member of the National Education Association and the Ohio Education Association. He was a member of the First Congregational Church in Elyria.
He graduated from Elyria High School and attended Ohio Northern, receiving his teaching degree from Akron University. Richard enjoyed computers and watching movies.
Richard is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Marlene (nee Hauer); brother, Gary Taft of Coconut Creek, Florida; step-brother, Jim Nixon of North Carolina; and nieces, Janna and Elissa.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clay C. and Georgia (nee Watson) Nixon.
All Funeral Services are private. Private family burial will be held at Rockwood Cemetery in LaGrange.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Busch Funeral Home, Elyria. www.buschfuneral.com