|Birth: ||Jul. 19, 1924|
|Death: ||Jul. 19, 2007|
Services for Cecil C. Dixson, 83, Logansport, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Kroeger Funeral Home.
He died on his 83rd birthday at 9:44 a.m. Thursday, July 19, 2007, in Logansport Memorial Hospital.
Born July 19, 1924, in Logansport, he was the son of Charles and Irene Cahl Dixson. He was married Jan. 20, 1951, in Logansport, to Deloris Atherton, who survives.
A 1943 graduate of Logansport High School, Cecil retired in 1991 from Hamilton-Standard, formerly RBM Manufacturing, after 42 years of employment. Mr. Dixson also was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps serving in World War II, where he was a ball turret gunner on a B-17 Flying Fortress aircraft. He flew over 50 missions during the war.
Cecil was a member of the American Legion Post 60 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3790.
A Chicago Cubs fan, he enjoyed woodworking and traveling with his family and, later, his grandchildren. His grandchildren and great-grandchildren became the center of his life.
Also surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Tammy Dixson, Logansport; one daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Gary Butcher, Logansport; one brother, James Richard Dixson, Logansport; one sister, Mary Strasser, Logansport; six grandchildren and spouses, Brian and Kim Dixson, Chad and Julia Dixson, Christopher and Heather Dixson, all of Logansport, Terry and Sherry Butcher, Mooresville, and Travis Butcher and Amanda Butcher, both of Logansport; seven great-grandchildren, MacKenzie, Madison, Payton and Skylee Dixson, Justin Jordan and Alivia Butcher; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Two brothers, Robert Earl Dixson and Edward Eugene Dixson, and one sister, Joan Rouser, preceded in death.
The Revs. Frank Hibbard and Art Maloney will officiate at the services. Burial, with full military honors, will be in Ever-Rest Memorial Park.
Friends may call from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.
Source: Kroeger Funeral Home
(bio by: Lynn Stoops Chapel)
Charley E Dixson (1890 - 1970)
Irene E Cahl Dixson (1902 - 1977)
Edward Eugene Dixson (1922 - 1994)*
Cecil C Dixson (1924 - 2007)
Mary Adaline Dixson Strasser (1927 - 2013)*
Joan L Dixson Rouser (1933 - 1988)*
Robert Earl Dixson (1936 - 1997)*
James R Dixson (1939 - 2011)*
Ever Rest Memorial Park
Created by: Mark
Record added: Apr 22, 2009
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