Carl Dixon

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Carl W. "Bill" Dixon, 90, Behringer Highway, DuBois, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at the UPMC Altoona.
Born Aug. 19, 1924, in Sabula, he was the son of the late Lawrence E. and Mary A. Hildebrand Dixon.
On Oct. 2, 1948, he married Ruth Hoover Dixon. She preceded him in death Oct. 3, 2013.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II where he served in Co. C, 12th Infantry, 4th Division.
He retired from Symco Inc. in Sykesville. Previous to that, he worked at Armagost Steel and Sekula Signs.
Bill was a member of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in DuBois.
He was a member of the Garfield Lodge 559 Free and Accepted Masons and the Coudersport Consistory.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping.
He is survived by two children, Paul W. Dixon and his wife, Patty, of Altoona, and Karen A. Michael of DuBois; two brothers, Joe Dixon of Clearwater, Fla., and Wilford Dixon of Sabula; five grandchildren: Michael Murray, McKenna Dixon, Marina Dixon, Christina Kinder and Dylan Michael; and four great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one son, Larry Dixon; three brothers: Kenneth, Charles and James Dixon; and three sisters: Lenora Dixon, Marceline Strong and Viola McCracken.
Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois.
There will be a Masonic Service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
A funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at the funeral home with Pastor Kelley Schanely officiating.
Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard.
Memorial donations may be made to the .
Online condolences may be made at www.gbfuneralhome.com.
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Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium
211 S Main St
Du Bois, PA 15801
(814) 371-2040
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Published in The Courier Express from Aug. 25 to Aug. 27, 2014
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