Utan Nixon, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 21. He was 86.
Nixon was born in Rocky Point, St. Thomas, Jamaica, West Indies on May 5, 1922.
He was preceded in death by Aurora Nixon.
Nixon is survived by his son, Claudius; niece, Carmeta; sister, Rebecca; brother, Hiram; and nieces, nephews, grandson, cousins, other family members and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney's Funeral Home, with services held at Gaffney's Friendship Chapel. Interment was at the Nixon Cemetery in Rocky Point, Jamaica, West Indies.