DIXON, Richard Elzy

DIXON, Richard Elzy, 88, died Sunday, May 12, 2013.

He was born January 11, 1925, in Bridgeport, Ohio, to the late Charles and Missouri (Jacobs) Dixon.

He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles 2252 and American Legion Post 227.

Richard enjoyed playing the harmonica, camping, boating, and working on cars.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Richard Kirk Dixon; siblings, Hazel, Jesse, Charles, and Annabelle; and granddaughter, Melissa Frey.

Richard is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Geraldine; daughter, Brenda Lee Dixon and Jill Doreen Truxall; grandchildren, Lisa Trott, Darren Heller, Lori Heazlit, Tracy Hostetter, Kirk-Patrick Dixon, Michelle (David) Czarniecki; great-grand children, Brady, Brent, Sierra, Alyssa, Pegan, Lenee, Karlie, Chad, Isabella, Adrianna, Gabriella, Zach, Jerry, Matt, Courtney, Amber, and Morgan; and many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2013 at the Schoedinger North Chapel, 5554 Karl Road, where funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday with Pastor Paul Czarniecki officiating.

Interment will follow. Family requests donations be made to Fraternal Order of Eagles 2252 in Richard’s memory.

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