Marion Dixon, 81, passed away October 31, 2019 at Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville.
He was born in Perry County, Indiana on December 2, 1937 to the late Edward and Mary Emma Dixon. Also preceding him in death were brothers, Edward, Ralph, Oscar, Norman, David Earl and Marvin Dixon and sisters, Margie Zellers and Mary Emma Dixon.
Marion was a 1955 graduate of Cannelton High School and served in the United States Army. He was united in marriage on August 9, 1959 to Iris McFarland, who survives. Marion was a sales consultant for Houghton Oil Company and retired as a shift supervisor at Alcoa. He was a member of Abundant Life Community Church in Newburgh and the American Legion Post #200, Boonville. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling.
Surviving is his wife, Iris Dixon, Evansville; his children, Jennifer Day, Boonville, Shannon McCann, Evansville and Chris Dixon (Colleen), Geneva, IL; grandchildren, Rebekah Day, Taylor Day (Chelsea), Travis Day (Haley), Jeffrey Shetler (Adrienne), Nicholas Shetler and Caroline Shelter, Edward and Patrick Dixon; great grandchildren, Wyatt, Ralynne, Landon, Savannah, Hayden, Blake, Caroline, Felix and Avery.
Funeral services will be held at 3:30 PM CDT Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel. Rev. Troy Boulware will officiate. Burial will follow in New Cliff Cemetery with military rites. Visitation will be Friday from 3:00-7:00 PM and Saturday from 2:30-3:30 PM at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Southern Indiana Honor Flight or the American Cancer Society.
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