Obituary for Charles Allen Dixon

    • Name: Charles Allen Dixon
    • Home Town: Ocean Isle Beach, NC
    • Date of Death: 08/24/2018
    • Birth Place: Crawford County, Kansas
    • Birth Date: 08/02/1935
    • Service Date: 08/30/2018 at 11:00 AM
    • Service Place: Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte
    • Interment: Arlington National Cemetery

    Lt. Col. Charles A. Dixon, USMC Retired, passed away peacefully in his sleep on August 24, 2018. He had struggled with metastatic lung cancer for more than a year. An avid golfer, Mr. Dixon belonged to Brick Landing Golf and Country Club where he has three holes-in-one plaques on the wall. As a long-time deer hunter, he kept a good supply of venison in the freezer. He hunted with the same long-time friends for over 30 years.

    Charles Dixon served in the United States Marine Corps with great honor and distinction for 23 years. He is a Vietnam War Veteran and retired from DCS, a military contracting firm in Washington, DC. Mr. Dixon will be cremated and his ashes interred at Arlington National Cemetery next to his first wife and the mother of their three children Carol A. Dixon.

    Surviving are his wife, Mary T. Dixon; sons, Mark Dixon (Sharon) of Gainesville, VA, Doug Dixon of Vienna, VA, Jeff Coffer, (significant other Bevin Grady) of John’s Creek, GA, and Chris Coffer (Valerie) of Carrollton, GA; daughter Debbie Lennox of Springfield, VA; sister, Margaret (Sissy) Manzanarez (Kenneth) of St. George, Utah; grandchildren, Lauren Erbe (Jason), Jennifer Emswiler (Joe), Allison Lennox, Megan Lennox, Krisiti Watts (Luke), Amy Dixon, Julia Bedard and Emily Bedard; great grandchildren, Emily and McKenzie; and one great grandson on the way.

    Services with military honors will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.

    Memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL  32256.

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    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte

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