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Delbert Barnett Dixon
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Birth: Jun. 4, 1925
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 23, 2005
Kings Mountain
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA

Mr. Delbert Barnett Dixon, 80, died July 23, 2005, at Kings Mountain Hospital.
Born in Cleveland County, he was the son of the late Rev. Kelly Dixon and Blanche Patterson Dixon.
He was a member of Central United Methodist Church for 55 years, where he sang in the Chancel Choir and was a member of the Methodist Men. He retired from Lithium/FMC after 27 years. He served in the Navy during World War II. He was a charter member of Kings Mountain Rescue Squad, formed in 1958. He was an EMT and an EMT instructor until 1986. He was a volunteer for the Cleveland County Red Cross. He was a member of the Cleveland County Seniors Golf Association. He filmed football games and ran boards at Kings Mountain High School for 48 years. He was a 2001 inductee to the Kings Mountain Sports Hall of Fame.
He was preceded in death by first wife, Sue Baker Dixon, and a sister, Peggy Tinsley.
He is survived by his wife, Hilda H. Dixon of Kings Mountain; daughters, Teresa D. Williams of Kings Mountain and Donna Whitworth and husband, Randy, of Grover; sons, Daniel G. Dixon and wife, Shonni, David B. Dixon and wife, Deborah, and Gregory K. Dixon and wife, Sheila, all of Kings Mountain; grandchildren, Brent Williams, Nikki Wood and husband, Mark, Cayce Dixon, Crystal Dixon and Tyler Dixon, all of Kings Mountain, Dawn Burgin and husband, David, of Grover and Kevin Mertz II and wife, Tracy, of Lattimore; great-grandchildren, Jaylynn and Ashlyn Wood, Schylar Grigg, CJ and Cheyenne Mertz and Donovan Kiser and Dylan Burgin; brothers, A.L. Dixon and wife, Shirley, of Kings Mountain, Herbert D. Dixon and wife, Pat, of Cary, Jacob A. Dixon and wife, Dot, of Kings Mountain, Robert L. Dixon and wife, Phyllis, of Grover; a brother-in-law, Bill Tinsley of Kings Mountain; sisters, Jo Ann D. Lundquist and husband, Al, of Newberry, S.C., Marilyn D. Hamrick and husband, George, and Becky D. Patterson, both of Kings Mountain.

Burial will follow in Mountain Rest Cemetery.

Mountain Rest Cemetery
Kings Mountain
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Elizabeth Marlow O.
Record added: Feb 25, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18071742

- Elizabeth Marlow O.
 Added: Feb. 25, 2007

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