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After a 3 ½ year battle with renal carcinoma, Nick entered the gates of heaven on Friday, December 24, 2021 to be with our Lord. 12/31/2021 12/30/2021 12/29/2021 12/28/2021 12/28/2021 12/28/2021 12/27/2021 12/27/2021
Nicholas Hudson Coxon, III
August 30, 1950 - December 24, 2021
Obituary For Nicholas Hudson Coxon, III
Nick is survived by his wife and best friend of 38 years, Robyn Lorraine (Cummings) Coxon, his sons Nicholas IV (Lauren), Eric (Sydney) and Dennis Coxon, his sisters Kathy (the late Charles) Gattas and Elaine (the late David) Santore, his grandchildren Nicholas V., Morgan Ann, and expected granddaughter Ollie Dana. Son-in-law of William Cummings and brother in law of Jim, Bill (Annie), Gary (Lisa), Dennis (Theresa), David (Elizabeth) Cummings and the late Cynthia Cummings in addition to many nieces and nephews. Nick was born August 30, 1950 in East McKeesport PA. He is preceded in death by his parents Katheryn Istanish and Nicholas Coxon, Jr. He was a longtime resident with his family in Brentwood, later retiring to Baldwin. Nick was a navy corpsman serving as a combat medic in Vietnam. He was the recipient of the Navy commendation medal for meritorious service while serving with the First Marine Division. He was employed by Allscripts as a systems analyst dedicated mostly to interface development. He enjoyed boating and had a great love for the woods especially Cook forest. He was a man of great committed faith and involved in his Methodist church. He was a great supporter of “Bread for the world” a collective Christian voice urging our nation’s decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad. Friends will be received at the John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood 15227 on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 30, 2021 in Spencer United Methodist Church at 8:45 a.m. Interment will follow at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies with full military honors. Out of love for one another the family is asking that everyone please wear a mask. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Nick’s honor to Bread for the World: 425 3rdStreet SW, Suite 1200 Washington, DC 20024 or at www.bread.org
After a 3 ½ year battle with renal carcinoma, Nick entered the gates of heaven on Friday, December 24, 2021 to be with our Lord.