Richard Laman Nix, 62, of Granite Falls passed away Thursday, December 8, 2022 following a period of declining health.

Richard was born on September 28, 1960 in Caldwell County to the late Onley Nix and Ethel Thomas Nix.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Allen Nix.

Those left to cherish his memories are his son, Tyler Nix, of Granite Falls; stepchildren, Elisa Wysong, Jared Hasmuk, and Monique Hasmuk (Nadine Hasmuk); sister, Becky Evans (John); brothers, Ron Nix (Akemi), Tim Moffatt, and Terry McLain; and numerous other friends, family, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

The family will hold a memorial service at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Amorem-Hudson at 902 Kirkwood Street, NW, Lenoir, NC 28645.

An online guestbook and obituary is available at

Mackie Funeral Service and Cremations is assisting the family.