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John Chester Dixon Sr.

August 11, 1935 - January 22, 2021

U.S. Veteran

Service Date January 27, 2021

The family and friends will meet at Memorial Funeral Home 1102 Big Springs Road in Maryville, TN 37801 at 1:15 P.M. Wednesday January 27, 2021 to proceed to Dotson Memorial Cemetery for a 2:00 P.M. Graveside Funeral Services with Pastor Tommy Self officiating. In lieu of flowers the family asks that a donation be made to either the Shriners Hospital or St. Jude’s Hospital in memory of Chester. The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday January 26, 2021 at the funeral home. Condolences may be made at

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John Chester Dixon, Sr. 85 of Maryville, passed away peacefully in his home Friday January 22, 2021. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, He was a member of the IEBW Local 270 and retired from Y-12 National Security Complex. He cherished the friendships and memories that were made. The family would like to thank the Nurses that took great care of him during his last few months. He was preceded in death by His beloved wife Ruby who he shared 63 years of marriage with, His Mother: Phrona Dixon Simerly Cowden, Father: Odis Dixon Sr., Sisters: Sarah Gilbert, and Beaulah Mae Damron, Brothers: Odis Dixon Jr., Billy Dixon, and James Cecil Dion. He is survived by his Son: John Dixon Jr. (Leslee Davis), Daughter: Kathy Dixon, Granddaughter: Rebecca (Daniel) McCloud, Great Grandson: Mason McCloud, Sister: Donna Nelson, Beloved friends: Rhonda Hill and Lynn Cecil, Many Nieces, and Nephews.