Edgar L. Hixson

  • Born: June 7, 1923
  • Died: August 5, 2020
  • Location: Tarrs, Pennsylvania

Saloom-Rega Funeral Service

730 W Main St
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666

Tel. (724) 547-2122

Tribute & Message From The Family

Edgar Louis "Pap" Hixson 97 of Tarrs passed away Wednesday August 5, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.

Edgar was born June 7, 1923 in the town of Rocktown, East Huntingdon Twp. The son of the late Louis and Lula Hixson. Edgar was a WWII Army veteran and was formerly employed by US Steel, retiring after 25 years of service.

Surviving are his children, Terry Hixson and wife Dolores of Hunker, Charles Hixson of New Stanton, and Ruth Ann Bambach and her husband Rege of Youngwood and daughter in law Kathy Hixson; grandchildren Phylicia Hixson, Nathan Hixson and wife Hannah, Jackie Hixson, Heather Kinmond and husband Ben, Jennifer Koteski and husband Wesley and Amanda Hixson; great grandchildren, Holden and Arlin Hixson, Lincoln, and Anika Koteski. In addition to his parents, Edgar was preceeded in death by his late wife Sophie, and a son Kenneth, infant twin brothers who died at birth along with his mother in 1932, two infant sisters Betty Jane and Genevieve Hixson, brother Floyd Hixson, two sisters Margret Shogun, Emma Morvosh, and a stepbrother William Saylor.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 to 8 pm Sunday at SALOOM-REGA FUNERAL SERVICE 730 W. Main Street Mt. Pleasant where services will be held at 10:30 am Monday with Rev. Ralph Mostoller officiating. Interment with military honors conducted by American Legion Post 446 Mt. Pleasant will follow in the Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Tarr.

Please visit Edgar's online memorial at www.saloom-rega.com to sign the condolence guestbook. Richard Rega, Funeral Director.

(To honor the CDC COVID-19 guidelines only 25 people will be permitted in the funeral home at one time. Social distancing and Masks are required.)


Condolence & Memory Journal


My deepest sympathies to the Hixson family. Ed has been my good neighbor my whole life & Will be dearly missed by me & my dog jack who sticks his head through the fence every day to see if Ed was over there. I'll miss talking about just about anything or just waving to him sitting on th porch.

Posted by Bob King - Ruffsdale, PA - Neighbor   August 09, 2020

Our deepest sympathies. His Spirit lives on in his Family

Posted by Paula Weiss - Oakmont, PA - Family   August 09, 2020

To the Hixson family. Thinking of all during this most difficult time. I have such fond memories of your father that I will cherish and remain in my heart for the rest of my earthly life. It was always a pleasure to talk with him whenever we would bump into one another. His smile and conversation brightened my day. May Mr."Pap" Hixson fly high with the angels. Peace and love to all. Deepest sympathies.

Posted by Cathy Genard Riser - Greensburg, PA - Friend   August 08, 2020