In Memory: Dec. 4

Kent L. Hirschey, 69, Sebastian

Kent L. Hirschey, 69, of Sebastian, passed away on Dec. 1, 2019. Born May 17, 1950, in Ft. Wayne, Ind., he was a son of Valeria Messmann Hirschey- Wojcieckonski and the late Charles Hirschey.

He worked alongside his father at Richard’s Bakery in Ft. Wayne.

Kent attended Lutheran Church of the Redeemer at Vero Beach.

In addition to his mother, Kent is survived by a brother, Ted Hirschey (wife, Rytha); and a sister-in-law, Christyn Hirschey, all of Ft. Wayne, Ind.

The family asks that you please make a donation to the charity of your choice in Mr. Hirschey’s honor or simply perform a random act of kindness.


William Lewars Nixon, 90, Vero Beach

William Lewars Nixon, 90, of Vero Beach, died Nov. 23, 2019, at Cleveland Clinic – Indian River Hospital in Vero Beach. Bill was born in Miami, Fla., moving to Daytona Beach then to Vero Beach.

He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from the University of Florida in 1955. Bill was a proud Gator!

Bill worked at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Ft. Pierce for 14 years as sales manager (1977-1991).

He was an avid sailor and golfer and will be missed by loved ones and friends. He was a member of St. John of the Cross Catholic Church, Vero Beach.

Memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice House, 1111 36th St., Vero Beach, in memory of William Lewars Nixon.

A celebration of Bill’s life will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 14, at Strunk Funeral Home, Vero Beach.

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