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Elvin James Dixon

Elvin James (Jimmy) Dixon, 73, passed away on February 24, 2022 in Indialantic, Florida after a brief illness. He was born on October 15, 1948 in Dare County, North Carolina. He was predeceased by his father and mother, Elvin Spruill Dixon and Grace Austin Dixon and sister, Sherrill Dixon Horton.

Jimmy graduated from Suffolk High School in 1967 and North Carolina Wesleyan College in 1971. He served in the National Guard and had a career in sales in Union Camp where he worked from 1971 until 1996. He lived in Virginia Beach for many years but moved to Florida in 2020. He loved sports and was an avid golfer.

He is survived by his son Robert James (Jay) Dixon, a grandson Bodhi and granddaughter Emma.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Suffolk, VA.


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A candle was lit in memory of Elvin Dixon

Molly Vener Jun 27 2022 1:12 AM

Jay, I am so sorry to learn just now of your Father's death. Please know you are in my thoughts and I offer my sincere sympathy at this sad time in your life. I know you have many special memories of your Dad which will help you to carry him in your heart forever. Good to know he was able t o spend some valuable time with you during his last year or so here in Florida. Thinking of you this weekend, as you lay him to rest in Suffolk.

Joan Boyce Minter-Port Charlotte, Florida May 26 2022 7:51 AM

Dixon. Great guy. Great athlete. Condolences to the family. Glad you are bringing him home.

Harrell Pratt Apr 7 2022 8:50 PM

Jimmy was a little older than our Class of '69 but was a great guy and will be missed....

Billy Chorey Apr 7 2022 6:17 PM

Jimmy was a classmate and I've not seen him in decades and am sorry to learn of his passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.

Carolyn Gatling Lassiter Mar 29 2022 10:05 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Elvin Dixon

Patrick Pierce Mar 27 2022 7:54 PM

My condolences to Jim's son Jay and Jim's entire family. I had not spoken to Jim since Christmas and only very sadly became aware of his passing today. I am so glad you were able to spend the last few years in Florida with Jay and your grand children. RIP my good friend.

Roland Jernigan Mar 24 2022 10:19 PM

I have good memories of Jim. When purchased materials did not perform as they should, Jim was on it to have it corrected. I always appreciated his support. You, his family are in my thoughts and Prayers for comforting in his passing!

Johnnie Harrell Mar 24 2022 4:44 PM