Mr. Darrell Wayne “Buddy” Wix, 66 of Robinson, IL passed away Sunday May 17, 2020 at 6:30 p.m., at his home with his niece and her husband by his bedside.
Born March 27, 1954 in Portland, TN he was one of seven children born to Russell and Mildred L. (Davis) Wix. On November 27, 1989 he married LeAnn K. (Scheidler) and they later divorced.
Darrell served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Highland Avenue Baptist Church, Robinson, IL.
Survivors include a son, Jordan Taylor Wix, Gallatin, TN; five grandchildren, Delainey Wix, Kendall Wix, Scott Chappell, Bryan Edward Wix II and Kaitlyn Wix. Darrell is also survived by a special niece and her husband who have provided in home care for Darrell for the past eight months, Andrea and Bobby Cornwell. Also surviving are sisters and brother-in-law, Gayle and Henry Thayer, Bethpage, TN, Debbie Wix, Gallatin, TN, Vickie Landeros, Gallatin, TN, Theresa Williams, Gallatin, TN along with several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents; sons, Bryan Edward Wix, 2009, Michael W. Wix, 2019 and brothers, Howard Wix and Ray Wix.
Funeral service will be Wednesday May 20, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL with Bro. Dwight McDaniel and Bro. Jerry McDaniel officiating. Friends may call on Wednesday May 20, 2020 from 11 a.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL. Burial will be in the Prairie Cemetery, rural Oblong, IL.
Contributions to the Darrell W. Wix Memorial Fund at Highland Avenue Baptist Church, Robinson, IL are suggested by the family.
Military graveside rites will be performed by a joint team from E.M. Coulter Post #69, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4549, and AMVETS Post #33, all of Robinson, IL and Reavill Post #132, Flat Rock, IL.
Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.