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Tommie Clyde Dixon

May 1, 1947 - June 7, 2007

Tommie Clyde Dixon

SPRINGFIELD – Tommie Clyde Dixon, 60, of Springfield, died Thursday, June 7, 2007 at VA Illiana Health Care System in Danville, IL.

He was born May 18, 1947 in Taylorville, IL, the son of John Henry and Wanda Ann Hughes Dixon. His parents; Grandpa and Grandma Hughes; and Grandpa and Grandma Dixon preceded him in death.

Mr. Dixon was a U.S. Navy veteran serving from 1966 to 1970. He was of the Christian faith and was a member of American Legion Post #105 in Bartelsville, OK and DAV of Springfield. He was an artist and a loving Dad and Grandpa.

Survivors: companion, Janet Howard; five sons, Aaron Dixon, Thomas Dixon, Allen Dixon, and John Dixon, all of Springfield, and Gary Dixon of Paducah, KY; one daughter, Cynthia Dixon of Springfield; several grandchildren including Kasie Silotto, Kriston Feleccia, and Emily Dodd; two sisters, Mary (husband, Lee) Webb of Oklahoma and Francie (husband, Clarence) Schroader of Taylorville; two aunts, Doris (husband, Tom) Harrison of Taylorville and Mary Lou (husband, Alex) Smith of Bulpitt; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

Visitation will be held 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 12, 2007. Services: 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 12, 2007, Robert Green officiating. Burial: Camp Butler National Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted by the Sangamon County Interveterans Burial Detail. Staab Funeral Home of Service.

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