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Obituaries

Obituaries

James Vincent Dixon 1924 - 2008 Lawrence

Memorial services for James Vincent Dixon, 84, Lawrence, will be at a later date.Mr. Dixon died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.He was born May 16, 1924, in Herington, the son of John and Ann Smith Dixon. He lived in Lawrence since 1965.Mr. Dixon served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He later joined the U.S. Army and served for 20 years during the Korean and Vietnam wars. He worked at KP&L for 17 years until retirement.He was a member of the Navy LST Association.He married Margaret Ann Miller on May 18, 1945, in Lawrence. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two daughters, Patricia, Lawrence, and Michelle Sale, Lawrence; two sons, Scott, Lawrence, and Michael, Stockton, Calif.; five grandchildren, Dani, Micah, Kelly, Adam and Emma; and three great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials in his name to Cottonwood Inc. or Heifer International, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.Online condolences may be sent to <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Dixon.