NAME: James “Jim” Edward Dixon Sr.
TOWN OF RESIDENCE: Arnold
DATE OF DEATH: March 13, 2020
PLACE AND CITY OF DEATH: in his residence
DATE OF BIRTH: June 19, 1944
CITY OF BIRTH: Creighton
PARENTS NAMES: the late Thomas “Bill” William and Betty Gertrude (Carney) Dixon
SPOUSE NAME: Darlene (Larussa) Dixon of 25 years, Arnold
DECEASED FAMILY MEMBERS: Besides his parents, he was preceded by a Great-grandson, Michael Dixon, a sister, Patty Ewing and 3 brother-in-laws, John Ewing, Carl Tobin and George Thomey.
MEMBERSHIPS/ INTERESTS He was a proud Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War. Jim graduated from Tarentum High School in 1963. Shortly after graduation, he joined the Navy from 1963-1966 serving on the Sagacity 469, mine sweeper. He worked for Allegheny Ludlum in Brackenridge for 29 ½ years before retiring. Jim’s hobbies were making displays of Civil war and Wharf scenes, Bird houses, Swing sets, Wishing Wells, if he thought of it, he would make it. He loved fishing with his many fishing buddies and would count the days until it was time to go fishing again at Westline Inn in Kane, and was a member of VFW Post 92, Lower Burrell. May Jim’s Memory be eternal to all.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Darlene (Larussa) Dixon of 25 years, Arnold, Son, James “Jimmy” Dixon Jr. and his companion, Rich Stevens, Leechburg, Daughter, Lisa (John)) Lettrich, Lower Burrell, 2 Grandchildren, Chelsea Wentzel and Nicholas Dixon, and 3 Great-grandchildren, Bryson, Roman and Zayden. He is also survived by a brother, William “Bill”(Martha) Dixon, New Kensington and 2 Sisters, Margaret Tobin, Lower Burrell and Betty June Thomey, Washington Twp. and Many nieces, nephews, Great-nieces and Great-nephews and Great-great Nieces and nephews and numerous friends from everywhere.
Arrangements entrusted to the Giunta-Bertucci Funeral Home, Inc. 1509 5th. Avenue, Arnold, JohnPaul Bertucci Owner/Supervisor.
A special thank you to the Allegheny health hospice for their outstanding care. Also a special thank you to all his Doctors and their staff.
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