Mr. Donald Eli Dix Sr., 77, of Brandenburg, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.
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Mr. Dix was preceded in death by his parents, Eli "Bud" and Louise Thomas Dix; a daughter, Beverly J. Dix; a granddaughter, Elaina M. Dix; and a brother, James Hobert Dix.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Gloria Benham Dix; a son, Donald "Eli" (Michele) Dix Jr.; three daughters, Norma (Joe) Bartley, Valerie (Earl) Kirby and Sharon (Lou) Acuña; four grandchildren, Amanda (Bert) Jones, Sara (Aaron) Bartley-Kerr, Eli Miles Dix and Benton Kirby; four great-grandchildren, James Bartley, Lily and Ava Jo Jones and Preston Kerr; two brothers, Gus Owen Dix and Jesse P. (Joyce) Dix; two sisters, Dorothy (David Howard) Benham and Brenda (Bill) Mounce; and two special aunts, Lillian Thomas and Maggie Thomas; as well as a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral is at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, in the chapel of Hager Funeral Home in Brandenburg with the Rev. Gary True officiating.
Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and continues at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Hager Funeral Home
633 Bland Street Brandenburg, KY 40108
Published in The News-Enterprise on Jan. 8, 2013