James Benton Dixon September 29, 1927-September 10, 2021 Passed peacefully in his home after a heroic struggle with dementia and cancer. A Korean War era Army veteran, Mr. Dixon was also an avid chess player and golfer. He was a retiree of the Federal Government: Small Business Administration. He is survived by his beloved wife of nearly 71 years, Mrs. Alita M. Dixon, and children, Retha, Charlene, James, Darryl (Karon), and David (Diana); five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Cheltenham Veterans' Cemetery.
Published by The Washington Post on Sep. 17, 2021.