|Death: ||Oct. 9, 2009|
North Carolina, USA
KINGS MOUNTAIN - Alvin Lindberg Dixon, 82, resident of 811 Monroe Ave., died Oct. 9, 2009, at Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte.
He was born in Cleveland County, to the late Rev. Kelly Dixon and Blanche Patterson Dixon.
He was husband for 27 years to the late Janie Hovis Dixon.
He was also preceded in death by brother, Delbert Dixon and sister, Peggy Tinsley.
He was owner/operator of AL Dixon Construction Co., Kings Mtn. NC for 50 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Kings Mountain, where he was devoted to Sidney's Sunday School Class. He served in the United States Navy during World War II as a Carpenter 1st Class and he was an avid golfer.
Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Shirley Johnson Dixon of Kings Mountain; son, Eric L. Dixon of Gastonia; daughter, Sharon Whitlock and hus-band Larry of Bessemer City; brothers, Dale Dixon of Cary, Jake Dixon of Kings Mountain, Lane Dixon of Grover; sisters, JoAnne Lundquist of New Berry, S.C., Marilyn Hamrick of Kings Mountain, Becky Patterson of Kings Mountain; three grandchildren, Alex Dixon, Nicole Beason and David Whitlock; two great-grandchildren, Brandon Whitlock and Brooke Whitlock.
A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Kings Mountain with Dr. John Sloan officiating.
Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday prior to the service in Stained Glass Room of First Baptist Church, Kings Mountain.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, "Mission Fund" Kings Street, Kings Mountain, NC 28086.
Interment with Military Honors provided by Gastonia Police Dept. Color Guard at Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, North Carolina.
Guest register available at www.harrisfunerals.com.
Betty Jane Hovis Dixon (1932 - 1982)*
Mountain Rest Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Created by: MJ
Record added: Oct 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42936713
Added: Oct. 10, 2009