“We knew how to love him in his presence, now we must learn to love him in his absence.”

Suddenly, but peacefully on Wednesday 21st September 2022 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Steven Nixon aged 76 years of Penkhull, passed away with his loving and devoted family by his side. Dearly loved husband of Gladys, the much treasured dad of Andrew and Jenny, a dear father-in-law of Sonia and Nick, a cherished grandad of Benjamin, Thomas, Harvey and the late Daniel and a devoted brother-in-law to Dorothy May. Steven will be sadly missed by many but fondly remembered by all of his loving family and friends.

Funeral service to take place at St. Mark’s Church, Basford on Thursday 6th October at 12.20pm followed by cremation at Bradwell Crematorium at 1.20pm.

Will relatives and friends please accept this intimation and those wishing to attend kindly meet at St Mark’s Church.

The family have requested that non-black items of clothing may be worn.

Donations in place of flowers will be preferred in memory of Steven to RSUH Pod 1 critical care unit, which will be collected on the day of the funeral.

Messages of condolences may be left below.

For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 21st September 2022

Funeral Date:  6th October 2022


  1. Thank you for everything Dad. You guided me through life and I will never forget the valuable lessons you taught me. I have been blessed in having you as my Dad and I will continue to try and do you proud. Harvey got to spend nearly five years of his early childhood with his Grandad and will miss you more than you will ever know.
    Love you Dad xxx

  2. A golden heart stopped beating, hard-working hands now at rest, it broke our hearts to see you go, God only takes the best.
    You will be greatly missed Dad, thanks for all you did for us. We will continue to try and make you proud of us in the same way that we are so very proud of you.
    We hope you enjoy being a Grandpa to our late Daniel and we look forward to when we can all be re-united again, one day, at God’s will.
    Love you Dad xxx

  3. Peace be with you, uncle Steven, and thank you for all your kindness and love to all our children. Lots of love from Robert, nikki, lily, Harry, Rosie, Charlie and Tommy

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