William Elmer Hixson, 72, of Ottumwa, IA passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the Ottumwa Regional Health Center. A Graveside Service with Military Honors will be held Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Batavia Cemetery in Batavia, IA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family. Friends may sign the online guestbook at www.kremerfh.com. Kremer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for 72 year old, William Hixson.