Marvin F. VanDixon

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OLEAN - Marvin F. VanDixon, of 818 Maple St., formerly 3223 Buffalo Road, Allegany, passed away Thursday (June 19, 2014) at home, surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. VanDixon was born on July 14, 1938, in Allegany, the son of Donald and Anna VanDixon. On April 16, 1960, in the Showers United Methodist Church in Olean, he married his wife of 51 years, Ruth M. Carlson, who predeceased him Aug. 30, 2011.

Marvin was a graduate of Allegany Central School. He owned and operated VanDixon Gas Station in Allegany for several years before going to work for Henry Hills Auto Parts in Olean. He retired from Henry Hills in 2000 after 31 years. Marvin enjoyed working around his home; and going to the Christopher Columbus Lodge, where he was a life member; but most of all, he loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them, especially his grandchildren.

Marvin is survived by a daughter, Styefanie L. (William Nixdorf) VanDixon of Virginia Beach, Va.; a son, Stewart J. (Beth Hernadez) VanDixon of Olean; five grandchildren, Toni L. (John Niver) Chandler of Portville, Christopher J. (Brittany) Chandler of Oxnard, Calif., Olivia C. (Justin) Sands of Eldred, Pa., Nicole L. (Adam) Beard of Houston and Wren E. VanDixon of Olean; three great-grandchildren, Brennan, Kendra and Luke; a brother, James (Linda) VanDixon of Lake Gaston, N.C.; a sister, Dona Macauley of Olean; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no public visitation or services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the donor's choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home Inc., 646 E. State St., Olean. Online condolences may be made at www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com.
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Published in The Olean Times Herald on June 21, 2014