Herbert Thomas Dixon

Herbert Thomas Dixon

Barnesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Death 5 Aug 2011 (aged 97)
Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row H, Lot 52 Lower, Site 2
Memorial ID 75554067 · View Source
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Son of Eberly Thomas Dixon [1871-1953] and Zora Viola (Peters) Dixon [1887-1975].

Hilton Funeral Home Death Notices

Mr. Herbert T. Dixon of Leesburg, Virginia, passed away peacefully on August 5, 2011. He was 97 years old.

Herbert was born in Barnesville, Maryland in 1913, and resided there for 62 years. He later made his home in Leesburg, Virginia. The son of Eberly T. Dixon, rural letter carrier, and Zora V. Dixon, homemaker, he had two loving sisters, Agnes Luhn of Damsacus and Evelyn Matthews of Dickerson. He was married to the love of his life, Stacy Rosamond Dixon, before she predeceased him in 1991. He leaves a niece, Nancy Cawley of McLean, VA, who will greatly miss her Uncle Herb.

During World War II Herbert served in Tunisia, Naples, Rome, and North Africa under General Patton. He was the recipient of three Army service medals. He spent his career as an electrician at the National Institutes of Health. Lifelong interests included salt-water fishing, travel, and reading. He had a fascination with all things mechanical. A faithful member of the Baptist Church, he rarely missed a Sunday service. He had a sharp mind, keen memory, and kind and gentle ways.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 (visitation at 10:00) Thursday, August 11 at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Road (Rt. 109), Barnesville, MD. Interment will follow in the Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville.

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  • Created by: Glenn Wallace
  • Added: 27 Aug 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 75554067
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herbert Thomas Dixon (14 Oct 1913–5 Aug 2011), Find a Grave Memorial no. 75554067, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Glenn Wallace (contributor 46802463) .