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.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.hartfh.com.
Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.
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