Robert H. Dixon

November 05, 1925 - October 20, 2018

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Robert H. Dixon, 92, of Kendallville died Saturday, October 20, 2018, in Kendallville.

He was born November 5, 1925, in Wichita, Kansas, to Hervy Quincey “HQ” and Dorothy Margaret (Sutton) Dixon.

Robert served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946.

On November 19, 1946, in Wichita Kansas, he married Margaret Ann Rieniets. She followed him in death on Monday, October 22, 2018.

Mr. Dixon retired as an engineer for National Steel.

Surviving are two daughters, Karen (Donald) Hines of Winter Park, Florida, and Linda (Michael) Yoder of Avilla; two sons, Robert Bruce (Bonnie) Dixon of Atlanta, Georgia, and David (Laura) Dixon of Indianapolis; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Leonard Dixon.

Private funeral services for Mr. & Mrs. Dixon will be held at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery, Kendallville.

Honor guard services will be provided by the U.S. Navy.

Preferred memorials are to The Farm Project, P..O. Box 76, LaGrange, Indiana, 46761.

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Natalie Dixon
October 27th, 2018 1:48am

Love you, grandpa. Thanks for your laughter.

Susan Ross
October 24th, 2018 3:39pm
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Jodi Lyn
October 24th, 2018 2:00pm
Lutheran Life Villages

Robert would always ask me to sing, he would be doing his exercises and tell me to start anytime, always with a kind word and always taking care of his Margaret Ann. .Will miss both greatly

Ashley Fought
October 24th, 2018 1:53pm
Lutheran Life Villages

My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I will miss Robert "Bob" dearly. I am thankful that I was able to take care of him, we definitely had a lot of laughs! I love you Bob, fly high with Margaret. I am glad that you both are at peace and together for all of eternity.