John Dixon

Obituary of John Dixon

John Dixon, 76, Chiefland, Fla. passed on to the Spirit World on June 4, 2020 after a battle with health issues. John was born in 1943 in Binghamton New York, and was raised on a dairy farm in Mount Pleasant Twp. He graduated High School in 1961 from Pleasant Mount Vocational High School and soon after married his high school sweetheart Ruth Wildenstein and they had four children. John was a Dairy Farmer in Wayne County and also in Wisconsin. Later he was a truck driver and owned his own truck. He enjoyed fishing with his grandkids, visiting friends and family, and riding his motorcycle. He was preceded in death by his father, John; his mother, Nellie; his wife, Ruth; and his brother, Arthur. He is survived by a beloved brother, James; a son, David and his wife Heather; a son, Douglas; a son, Brian and Joyce Carey; a daughter, Barbara and husband Gary Holtsmaster; and his companion Shirley McCrone. John was the grandfather of seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A private celebration of life with family and close friends will be held at a later date at the discretion of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to your favorite charity. Obituary provided by Jenkins-Howell Funeral Home, Inc. Edward R. Howell, Funeral Director, 269 Belmont Street, Waymart, PA.
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