DIXON, SR. JAMES H., 81
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Mr. James H. Dixon, Sr., age 81, passed away October 27, 2013 at the E.T. York Hospice Care Center. Mr. Dixon was a member of Greater Faith Baptist Fellowship where he served as an Honorary Deacon, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during the Korean Conflict. His brothers, Charles Dixon, and Rufus Carr preceded him in death.
Mr. Dixon is survived by his children, Rev. James Dixon, Jr. (Cheryl), Shirline Able, Sharlyn Vernon (Arthur), Janis Dixon, all of Gainesville, FL; brother, Irvin Dixon, (Mary) Lake City, FL; sisters, Hazel Watson, Isabel Jenkins, both of Ft. White, FL; five grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.
Funeral Services for Mr. Dixon will be held 10:30am, Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Faith Baptist Church, Rev. Kevin Thorpe, Pastor, Rev. James Dixon, Jr., Officiating; burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Chestnut Funeral Home, Inc., 18 N.W. 8th Avenue, Gainesville, FL.
Mr. Dixon will repose in the Chestnut Memorial Chapel on Friday, November 1, 2013 from 2:00pm until 7:00pm, and on Saturday at the Church from 9:30am until the hour of service. Family and friends are asked to meet at the home of Mr. Dixon, 7825 N.E. 57th Terrace, Gainesville, FL, at 9:30am to form the cortege.
"A CHESTNUT SERVICE"
Chestnut Funeral Home Inc
18 N.W. 8th Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
Published in Gainesville Sun from Oct. 31 to Nov. 1, 2013