Raben DIXON Jr.

DIXON, Raben Jr. of Riverview, departed this life Tuesday, April 30, 2013, he was 94 years old. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 11th, 1 pm at Allen Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church, 2101 North Lowe Street. Interment will take place in Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. Raben was born to Raben & Nora Wesley Dixon Jan. 31, 1919 in Sparta, GA. He later came to Tampa and married Martha Washington and served 3 years in the United States Army during WWII. He later worked at the U.S. Post Office in Tampa. He was a member of Allen Temple A.M.E. Church, under leadership of Pastor David W. Green Sr. Survived by six daughters, Betty Green, Gloria Bailey, Doris Fisher (Nathaniel) Fisher, Carolyn Dixon, Gwendolyn Dixon & Linda Dixon; grands, James Green Jr. (Debbie), Kimberly Green, Tamika Mathus, Henry E. Green III, Gregory E. Green (Renardo Nash), Akiesha Hemmingway (Consuelo Figu-eroa), Nathaniel Fisher Jr., Lisa Parks (Anthony Fisher), Tyrone Fisher, David Fisher, Sabrina Malphus, Lawrence Jr., Normeatha, Ali Malphus, Daryl Dixon, Jeremiah Dixon, Cliffetta & Diana Wilder, Theresa Dixon (William Dixon), Paul Dixon, John Dixon, Victoria & Shirley McDonald; sisters, Maude & Catherine; over 100 great-grands; great-great-grands; nieces, nephews, cousins, friends. Remains will repose after 5 pm, May 10th, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Ave. Arrangements entrusted to Ray Williams Funeral Home, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywilliamsfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Ray Williams Funeral Home, Inc.
301 North Howard Avenue Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 253-3419

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on May 10, 2013