Ronald L. Hixson

Ronald L. “Pappy” Hixson, 74, of Allentown, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018 in his home. He was the husband of the late Pamela L. “Map” (Weider) Hixson. Born in 1944 in Allentown, he was a son of Dorothy (Wisser) Warmkessel and the late Curtis Warmkessel. Ronald graduated from William Allen High School and was employed at Bethlehem Steel for 32 years before retiring in 1995 and most recently at Mountainville Fire Company. He was a member of Mountainville Fire Company, JEFF’S, B.V.F.H.A and POW/MIA Forget Me Nots. He was an avid horse racing enthusiast and loved riding his Harley.

He is survived by son, Bert A. and wife, Chrissy; daughter Jill M. and husband Joseph Goetz; brother, James; sisters, Judy, Diane and Terri; four grandchildren, Zachary, Morgan, Bernadette and Alexis; his best friend, Weeds. He was predeceased by brothers, Keith, Jimmy and Curtis.

Memorial Service: 10:30 am Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Trexler Funeral Home 1625 W. Highland St., Allentown. A calling hour will begin at 9:30 am.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in Ronald’s memory may be made to POW/MIA Forget Me Nots, P.O. Box 12673, Reading, PA 19612-2673 or American Heart Association, 968 Postal Road #110, Allentown, PA 18109.

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