James Dixon

James (Jim) McAnally Dixon James (Jim) McAnally Dixon passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on April 1, 2013 in Austin, Texas. He was born on September 22, 1959 in Reidsville, North Carolina. Jim graduated from Lakeside High School in Atlanta, Georgia and earned a Bachelor's degree in Health Systems from Georgia Tech University in Atlanta, Georgia in 1981 and received his Masters Degree in Business Administration from Louisiana State University in 1991. He was a respected healthcare industry professional serving many years with the Louisiana Hospital Association, Amerinet and the Texas Hospital Association. He was a member of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Consortium of Hospital Association Service Enterprises (CHASE), Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Amerinet Strategic Marketing Affiliates and Association Healthcare Enterprises, among others. An avid golfer, fisherman, sports enthusiast and excellent cook, Jim loved life and lived it to the fullest. Jim was a big man with a big heart and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. A loving and devoted husband, father, son and brother, he is survived by his wife of 26 years, Melanie Magee Dixon; their daughters Victoria Reagan Dixon and Grace Randall Dixon; his parents Myrbie and Tom Dixon, Sr.; brother Tom Dixon, Jr. and his wife, Catherine; nephews, Thomas and Trevor; and nieces, Anna Lynn and Laura. Visitation will be on Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 7:00 p.m. at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home/Lake Travis, 411 Ranch Road 620 S., Lakeway, TX. 512-263-1511

Published in Austin American-Statesman from Apr. 3 to Apr. 4, 2013