The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

Obituaries

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.

Online condolences may be made at www.westoaksfuneralhome.com and www.heraldbanner.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Gerald Garfield

    Gerald Lee “Jerry” Garfield, 72, of Mesquite died July 27, 2014, at his residence.

    July 30, 2014

  • Evelyn Wilkinson

    Evelyn Ruth Wilkinson of Rockwall passed from this life to her eternal home in heaven on July 29, 2014, in Dallas.

    July 30, 2014

  • Jules Dufresne Sr.

    July 30, 2014

  • Jaunda Gauntt

    Jaunda Gauntt Hensley, 82, of Lewisville passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.

    July 28, 2014

  • Stanley Lynn

    Stanley Lawson Lynn, 57, of Greenville passed away July 27, 2014, at his home in Greenville.

    July 28, 2014

  • Jo Pierson

    Funeral services for Jo Willa Bradley Pierson, 100-year-old Celeste resident, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, at the First Baptist Church of Celeste.

    July 28, 2014

  • John Randolph

    John C. Randolph, 82, of Greenville, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at his residence.

    July 26, 2014

  • Reginald Martin

    Reginald Zan Martin “Reggie,” 81, did it his way. He passed away July 22, 2014, with the help of God, after a stroke suffered on July 6.

    July 25, 2014

  • Michael Matthews

    Michael Ray Matthews was born June 21, 1945, at Los Angeles, Calif., to Cecil Hugh Matthews and Mary Evelyn Sherrell.

    July 24, 2014

  • Reginald Martin

    Reginald Zan Martin “Reggie,” 81, did it his way. He passed away July 22, 2014, with the help of God, after a stroke suffered on July 6.

    July 24, 2014

Featured Ads
Promotions
Poll

Does Dallas head coach Jason Garrett need for the Cowboys to make the playoffs during the 2014 football season to keep his job?

Yes
No
Who knows with Jerry Jones as owner?
     View Results
Facebook
Must Read
Photos


See more photos and purchase prints here.

AP Video
Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Amphibious Landing Practice in Hawaii Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide