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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
  • Charles F. Dixon

  • Charles F. Dixon, was called to his Heavenly home, on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013.
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  • Charles F. Dixon, was called to his Heavenly home, on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013.
    Charles was 82 years old. He was born in Wewoka, Okla. on Nov. 21, 1930, the son of Earn R. and Clara (LaDema Molluer) Dixon.
     
    Charles will be remembered as a wonderful son, brother, husband, father, and grandfather. He married, Wilma Jean Rock on Nov. 2, 1951. She passed away April 27th, 1987. They had four children Dave Pitney and wife Rose of Largo, Fla., Linda Dixon Ford of Edwardsville, Kan., Theresa Dixon Mackey and husband Lolan of Bentonville, Ark., and Sheila Dixon-Hummerick and husband David of Leavenworth.
     
    He married Monique Vaughn on June 9, 1989. She survives at the home. He has two step-children, Martine McKinney of Ottawa, Kan. and Claude McKinney and wife Jody of Topeka, Kan. He has 14 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
     
    Charles served in the United States Army from 1947 to 1950. He retired from General Motors in Kansas City in 1992.
     
    Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, July 28, 2013, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home in Leavenworth. His service will be Monday July 29th at 1 p.m.  His final resting place will be Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Crossroads Hospice, 11150 Thompson Avenue, Lenexa, KS 66219.

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