James Dixon, 80, of Aledo passed away Monday, March 13, 2017 in Fort Worth. He was born July 23, 1936, to Sam and May Campbell Dixon in Weatherford.
James was a graduate of Aledo High School, class of ’55. He was active in sports and had a great love of horses, owning many in his lifetime. James worked for Texas Motor Ford for 25 years. After retiring from that company he served as an aide on Special Ed buses for Aledo ISD. He had a soft spot in his heart for the special needs children who rode the bus with him each day. James will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Shirley Dyer, son-in-law Jim Marcum, and great-granddaughter Kayleigh Boling.
James is survived by his wife and best friend, Kay Dixon, daughter Debbie Marcum of Lipan, son Brad Dixon of Weatherford, step-daughter Debbie Hataway of Fort Worth, step-son Kenneth Phillips of North Dakota, granddaughters Tiffany Marcum and husband Quincy, Taryn Hard and husband Chris, O’Shea Boling and husband Daniel, four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 17 at the Parker County Cowboy Church on FM 5 in Aledo.
Services in care of Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Home.
The Community News
March 24, 2017