Richard L. (Dick) Dixson
Mesa, AZ (formerly of Windsor Heights)
Dick passed away November 29, 2012 after a long battle of cancer. He was born in Chariton, IA to Richard R. and Hurmoline Dixson August 18, 1947.
He graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1966 and shortly after was drafted into the Army. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War
He enjoyed art and attended the San Francisco Art Institute. He worked mostly in construction and manufacturing. He enjoyed fishing with his friend, Laurence.
Dick is survived by his daughter, Miranda (Todd) Comin of Gilbert, AZ; his mother, Hurmoline; brother, Jeff (Carletta) Dixson; sister, Debra Dixson; three grandchildren, Wyatt, Garett and Casady Comin; many cousins; one aunt; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, grandparents, five aunts, and five uncles.
Thanks to HCI Care Services for making it possible to stay home. A special thanks to his school friends for making the last months more enjoyable.
A memorial service will be held at Windsor United Methodist Church, 6222 University Avenue, Des Moines, Friday, December 7 at 10 a.m., followed by burial in Lucas, IA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to HCI Care Services or to Windsor United Methodist Church.