John B. Nixon



Age: 77


Summary: Mississippi man convicted of fatally shooting 45-year-old Virginia Tucker in an apparent contract killing at her home in Rankin County, Mississippi in 1985 who was the oldest person executed in the United States since 1976.



Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection


Born: April 1, 1928


Died: December 14, 2005


Location: Parchman, Mississippi