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John Gilmer Dix, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1936
Andover
Wise County
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 2001
Fairfax
Fairfax City
Virginia, USA

Letter Carrier John Gilmer Dix, 64, a resident of Vienna since the 1960s and a retired letter carrier, died of lung cancer Aug. 9 at Inova Fairfax Hospital.

Mr. Dix delivered mail in Vienna from the 1960s to the early 1990s. He was a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers and the Rural Letter Carriers Association and was union steward at the Vienna post office.

Mr. Dix was born in Andover, Va. He moved to Capitol Heights in the 1940s and was a 1952 graduate of Suitland High School.

He served in the Army in Korea during the Korean War. He served from 1954 to 1966 with the Air Force, including a stint in Vietnam during the war there.

He worked for Reynolds Aluminum in Petersburg, Va., before moving to Vienna.

In the 1970s and 1980s, he coached Little League and Babe Ruth teams in Vienna. He was a Moose.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Chin Yu Lien Dix (1926 - 2015)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Interment date 8-28-2001. SSGT US Air Force. Veteran Service Dates from 05-17-1955 to 05-06-1966. Information extracted from the National Cemetery Administration's National Gravesite Locator. http://www.cem.va.gov/
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 6-U Row 13 Site 4
 
Created by: Shiver
Record added: May 17, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8769272
John Gilmer Dix, Sr
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John Gilmer Dix, Sr
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John Gilmer Dix, Sr
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