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Thursday, January 14, 2016

George E. Dixon, 90, of 283 Tannery Heights, Emporium, PA

George E. Dixon
George E. Dixon

George E. Dixon, 90, of 283 Tannery Heights, Emporium, PA died at his residence on Wednesday (January 13, 2016) afternoon.

He was born May 14, 1925 in Brookville, PA a son of the late John and Edith Heitzenrater Dixon.

On July 3, 1948 in Falls Creek he married the late Nellie Long Dixon.
WWII Veteran

George served with United States Navy during World War II. 

He moved to Emporium in 1948 and started working for the former Cramer Supply Company. He eventually opened his own business and retired as a self-employed general contractor where he specialized in cabinet making. 

George enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing and being with his family.

Daughter: Twila Dixon, Mohrsville, PA
Son: Bill Dixon, Emporium
Daughter: Verda K. Griffith, Hornell, NY
6 Grandchildren: Joshua, Steven, Michael, David, Elizabeth & Crystal
10 Great Grandchildren
Sister: Erma Tibbets, VA

Preceded in Death By
Parents: John and Edith Heitzenrater Dixon
Wife: Nellie Long Dixon who died Nov. 27, 2013
4 Brothers: Wilbur, Bill, Nelson and Ralph
3 Sisters: Verda, Dorothy and Audrey

Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. 4th St., Emporium, PA on Monday from 12:00-12:45 PM followed by a Funeral Service at 1:00 PM with Rev. Rock Pifer, Pastor, Free Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial will follow in the Newton Cemetery where a Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail.

Memorial Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Cameron Unit, P.O. Box 62, 135 W. Fourth St., Emporium, PA 15834

Online Condolences may be placed at

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

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