The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


July 1, 2014

Bobby Dixon

SULPHUR SPRINGS — Funeral service for Bobby Floyd Dixon, 72, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 3, in the West Oaks Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Bruce Stinson officiating. Military graveside honors will follow at Reilly Springs Cemetery with Tom Dixon Jr.,  Larry Reid, Scott Webb, Clyde Lee, John D. Dixon, Keith Hovatter, Robert McKenzie, and Ken Blanton serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer will be Richard Brantley.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Dixon passed away June 29, 2014, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 1, 1941, in Sulphur Springs, the son of Floyd and Willie Ruth Boggs Dixon. Bobby served in the United States Air Force and retired after 20 years. He married Jane Vaughan on Oct. 4, 1958, in Hugo, Okla. She survives.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons Jeff Dixon and wife Joyce of Sulphur Springs and Glenn Dixon and wife Natasha of Sulphur Springs; a daughter, Linda Dixon Butler and husband Mike of Greenville; brothers, Tommy Dixon and wife Linda of Sulphur Springs and Gene Dixon and wife Charlene of Alabama; sisters Judy Sullivan and husband Kerniece of Leaksville, Miss., and Sandra Bowen and husband Dee of Leaksville, Miss., grandchildren April McKenzie, Jeffery Dixon, Leslie Dixon, Jesse Bowen, Cory Bowen, Bobby Lee Simms, Amanda Simms, Clint Butler, Bobby John Dixon Jr., Lacy Kay Walden, Colten Dixon, Peyton Dixon, McKenna Lowther, Mattison Dixon, John Dixon, Jaden Dixon and Jailyn Dixon, and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Bobby John Dixon Sr., and granddaughter Skylar Dixon.

Memorials may be made to Reilly Springs Cemetery, 1217 S. Broadway, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482.

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