James R. Dixon 1922-2014

WARREN – James Robert Dixon, 91, of Warren, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.

He was born Oct. 26, 1922, in Warren, the son of Omer P. and Mary Sause Dixon.

He married Jane McIlree Dixon on April 21, 1956.

He was a graduate of Harding High School, was employed as a bricklayer with LTV for 33 years, and served with the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.

Bob was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish.

Besides his loving wife of 57 years, Jane McIlree Dixon of Warren, he is survived by his son, Sean (Theresa Dolan) Dixon of Warren; daughter, Erin (Bob) Petraites of Germantown, Md.; grandchildren, Meghan, Kathleen, Daniel, Maura and Shannon Dixon, Kristina and Matthew Petraites; and brother, Omer Patrick.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, John Richard Dixon.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish at St. Cyril and Methodius Site, where the Rev. James P. Walker will officiate. Family and friends may visit from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Carl W. Hall Funeral Home.

Bob will be laid to rest in All Souls Cemetery, Bazetta.

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