Robert Lee Dixon

Born: Sun., Nov. 30, 1941
Died: Wed., Jul. 29, 2020


3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Aug. 02, 2020
Location: Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church

Funeral Service

4:00 PM Sun., Aug. 02, 2020
Location: Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church

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Mr. Robert Lee Dixon, age 78, of Blackshear, passed away Wednesday evening (7/29/20) at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House surrounded by his loving family following an extended illness.

Born November 30, 1941 in Blackshear, he was a son of the late Alvin Alonzo and Zoie Davis Dixon.  He lived all of his life in Pierce County and was retired as a boilermaker with Local 26 in Savannah, Georgia. 

He was an avid hunter and fisherman, a member of the Pierce County Hunting Club, the Pierce County Fox Hunters Association, the National Rifle Association, and enjoyed the fellowship and eating with the “Odean’s Breakfast Club”.  He was of the Primitive Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Campbell; and two brothers, Alonzo Dixon and Raymond Dixon.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Janice Hickox Dixon of Blackshear; 3 children, Curtis Dixon (wife Dana), Tonya Dixon Curl, and Tyler Dixon (wife Becky), all of Blackshear; 5 grandchildren, Curt Dixon, Jr., Chloe Dixon, Ella Dixon, Emma Curl, and Mallory Curl, all of Blackshear; a sister, Rosa Sale of Jacksonville, Florida; a brother, Phillip Morris Dixon (wife Diane) of Blackshear; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will take place Sunday afternoon (8/2/2020) at 4 p.m. at Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Daniel Drawdy officiating.  Burial will follow in the Shiloh Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Sunday at the church one hour prior to the service.

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Linda Strickland
   Posted Thu August 06, 2020
Tonya, I just saw this. I am so sorry to hear about your daddy passing away. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

David Riggins
   Posted Mon August 10, 2020
Ms. Janice, Curtis and family, so sorry to hear of Robert's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Robert was a good man and I really enjoyed the times we were able to work together. We also did some ride sharing to jobs, he was a pleasure to be around. Love in Christ.

David Riggins
Psalm 20:7

Boilermakers Local 26
   Posted Tue August 11, 2020
Please accept our warmest condolences, we are deeply sorry for your loss. Wishing you strength and peace during this hard time.

Boilermakers Local 26

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