Jimmy L. Dixon
1944 - 2019
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Jimmy Dixon

On Sept. 17, 2019, Dr. Jimmy L. Dixon died peacefully at his home on St. Simons Island, Ga.

Jimmy was born Jan. 3, 1944 to the late Mattie and Hughie Dixon in Waycross, Ga. He graduated high school from Ware County High School, Waycross, Ga., and Austin Peay State University, Clarksville Tenn. He received his degree of Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Georgia, and completed his residency of general surgery at the Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Ga. He completed a fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Shands Teaching Hospital at the University of Florida, and earned board certification in this specialty. He opened the practice of plastic and reconstructive surgery in Brunswick in 1975 where he practiced for approximately 30 years.

He is survived by his wife, Martha; and a sister, Marilyn Thornhill of Waycross; and many nieces and nephews.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Southeast Georgia Health System or charity of one's choice.

Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Family-placed obituary

The Brunswick News, September 21, 2019

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Published in The Brunswick News on Sep. 21, 2019.
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September 23, 2019
Dr. Dixon and his wife, Martha have been my friends for over 40 years. He removed a mole on my face which was pre-cancerous with such precision there was never a scar. He was a customer at our store World Hi-Fi prior to the Brunswick Mall burning. When we I started my new career in real estate he became a loyal client and gave me a new start. We became neighbors in 1993. When my husband became terminally ill, Dr. Dixon would sit with him so he wouldn't be alone. So many memories...he loved music. He and Martha hosted classical music events in their home with guest artists. He was my mentor and i looked upon him as a father for guidance. As I look toward the ocean with a tear and a smile...he will be forever in my heart. Rest in Peace Jim...MaryAnn Mims
MaryAnn Mims
September 19, 2019
I am a former patient of Dr.Dixon. He was an absolute joy to see. Mannerly, respectful and always make you feel comfortable and at ease. At the time I was working at a bank and he removed 15 moles from my face. I went to work with 78 stitches in my face and coworkers asked how can you do that. Told them I wanted them to see the great work he did. The before and after. It resulted in several more referrals for him. My condolences and prayers are with the family.
Charlene Westberry
Acquaintance
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