Thomas J DixonBirdtown, AR, 1942 - 2022
Thomas J. Dixon, age 80, of Birdtown, died Saturday, December 3. He was born in Siloam Springs, Ark., on March 3, 1942, the son of Henry Dixon and Mabel Elrod Dixon. He was a graduate of Siloam Springs High School, a former member of the Arkansas National Guard, and the retired owner of Dixon Iron and Metal in Siloam Springs. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Morrilton, where he served as a greeter. He loved the Lord and his country and was never afraid to mention either one to those he met.
He was a member of Nailbenders for Jesus, traveling around to help build church buildings. He loved trains and had a large layout of G-scale trains.
He is survived by his wife, the love of his life for 20 years, Alice Dixon. He is also survived by four sons: David Dixon of Siloam Springs; Mike (Brenda) Curtis of Marshal; Bruce (Melissa) Curtis of Oppelo, Jeff Curtis of Solgohachia; two daughters: Susan (Dean) Miller of Siloam Springs, and Theresa (Gene) Morgan of Morrilton; 15 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Carol Dixon and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son Tim Dixon, and two brothers: Junior Dixon and Kenneth Dixon.
Funeral services will be at Calvary Baptist Church in Morrilton, Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at 11 a.m., under the direction of Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home, Siloam Springs. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Bro. Mike Cantrell and Bro. Scott McDonald will be officiating. Burial to follow at Kilgore Cemetery.
Arrangements are entrusted to Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, Ark. Please visit www.backstrom-pyeatte.com to sign the online
In Lieu of Flowers Memorials may be made to Gideons International.
Published December 6, 2022
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