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Chaston Makai Nixon

September 2, 2000 ~ May 10, 2022 (age 21)

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Chaston Makai Nixon, 21, of Scottsville, passed away unexpectedly, on Tuesday, May 10, 2022.

He was born on September 2, 2000, to Sayward (Morris) Hollins of Mineral, VA and Waylon Nixon of Arp, TX.

He graduated from Monticello High School, class of 2019. He went on to work at Fischer’s Auto Parts and The Tavern on the James, both in Scottsville. Chaston absolutely adored his truck and was so proud of it! Chaston had a deep love for firearms  from a very young age. He loved the history and mechanics of firearms and was an excellent marksman. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends in his free time. You would never see him without a smile on his face!

Preceding him in death are his maternal great grandparents, Ruby Phillips and Jack R. Flick; his paternal great grandparents, Paul and Helen Shepherd; his stepfather, James ‘Jay’ E. Hollins, III.; and 2 uncles, Larry and Michael Shepherd. 

In addition to his parents, Chaston leaves behind three brothers, Vadin, Maddox and Mason Nixon; a stepbrother, Josh Hollins; his maternal grandparents, Teresa and Steve Morris; his paternal grandparents, Barbara and Chuck Nixon; his first love, Candace Thomas; along with a host of extended family members and friends who loved him dearly.

A memorial service will be conducted on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at the Scottsville Baptist Church at 2:00 PM. Pastor Dakota Stewart will be officiating the service.

The family has requested that if you plan on attending the service, please wear Camo in honor of Chaston.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at 200 Vesey Street, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10281 or CCRKBA
Liberty Park 12500 N.E. Tenth Place Bellevue, WA 98005.

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Memorial Service
May 21, 2022

2:00 PM
Scottsville Baptist Church
690 Harrison Street
Scottsville, VA 24590

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