Donald Glen Dixon(1932 - 2013)

ARDEN-Donald Glen Dixon, 81, of Arden, went to be with the Lord, on December 10, 2013 in Hendersonville after a brief illness.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 13th at 4:00 at Grace Lutheran Church of Hendersonville with Pastors Greg Williams and Ken Langsdorf officiating. A reception will follow. A private interment will be held for immediate family members.
Donald Glen Dixon was born to George Glen Dixon and Janie Kilgore Dixon on February 11, 1932 in Nickelsville, VA. He graduated from Nickelsville High School and attended Emory and Henry College. He served in the United States Air Force and was a veteran of the Korean War.
He married Jewel Ann Walter on September 24, 1952 in Presque Isle, Maine. He worked and retired as a manager for Sherwin Williams Paint Company after 32 years of faithful service.
He was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church where in served on the council for 3 years. He was also a member of the 4-H Advisory Committee and very supportive of all 4-H activities.
Donald Dixon is preceded in death by wives, Jewel Ann Dixon and Vivian Allred Dixon; father George Dixon; mother Janie Dixon, daughter Dawn Dixon Martin, and sister Sue Dixon Sluss.
Donald Dixon is survived by daughters Debra (Gary) Dixon Doss, Diane (Jonathan) Dixon Plott, Donna Dixon, sons David Michael (Tammy) Dixon, Dwight (Susan) Dixon, brother Buddy (Ann) Dixon, 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his loving companion, Jean Lightner.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes for memorials be given to the Jewel Dixon and Dawn Dixon Martin Memorial Fund at Community Foundation of Hendersonville, P.O. Box 1108, Hendersonville, NC 28793. Online donations can be made at CFHCForever.org. Click on "Give Now" and enter code for this fund "HCFD."

Published in The Times-News on Dec. 12, 2013