Floyd Dixon Sr., of Cassopolis
Floyd Dixon, Sr., 61, of Cassopolis, died peacefully Thursday afternoon, Oct. 24, 2019, in the comfort of his wife’s presence in Center for Hospice Care in Elkhart.
He was born Dec. 20, 1957, in Greenville, Mississippi the fourth of 10 children of Eddie and Birdette Dixon.
He married Janette Dawn Coleman Jan. 26, 1979, in Pontiac, Michigan.
Floyd was a truck driver. His first love was his music and his second was his truck.
Floyd will be greatly missed by family and friends. He leaves to mourn his passing and continue his legacy his wife of 40 years, Janette Dixon, of Cassopolis; one daughter, Demetra Williams; one son, Floyd Dixon, Jr.; seven grandchildren, Terron Dixon, Jamese Dixon, Vincent Dixon, Sierra Dixon, Julianna Dixon, Dai’Majai Transou, Dijonna Williams; two great-granddaughters, Haizel Dixon, Aionne Dayhuff; 10 siblings, Ernestine (Earl) Crump, Eddie Dixon, Jr., Frankie (Julie) Dixon, twins Melvin Dixon and Marie (Brady) Williams, Carl (Kim) Dixon, Theresa (Brian) Gamble, Michael (Danita) Dixon; one sister-in-law, Felicia Coleman; two brothers-in-law, Frank Ellison, Jerome Ellison; one goddaughter, Keisha Williams; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Floyd Dixon, Jr., Vincent Dixon; and one sister, Laverne Dixon.
Family and friends will gather from noon until a time of service at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, in Michiana Christian Embassy, 1922 E. Main St., Niles, with the Reverend Jeff Whitaker officiating. Mr. Dixon will be laid to rest in Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis. Please share a memory or a message online: wagnercares.com.