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Robert "Curly" John Dixon

March 16, 1949 ~ February 24, 2021 (age 71)

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Robert J. Dixon, 71, of Cadiz and Ormond Beach,  died Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, Ohio. He was born March 16, 1949 in Steubenville, a son of the late Willard and Dorothy McGill Dixon.

He was known by either “Curly” or “Mr. Suspenders”.

He was a member of the Hopedale Church of Christ, a U.S. Navy Veteran having served from 1969-1973, the Cadiz V.F.D., Bowerston V.F.D., Harrison County Dive Team, Harrison Lodge #219 F.&A.M., Scio American Legion Post #482, Hopedale American Legion Post #682, Ormond Beach Moose #1263 and the Cadiz Eagles Aerie #2162.

Preceding him in death in addition to his parents; were his wife of 24 years, Agnes “Irene” Dixon; daughter, April Irene Dixon and a grandson, David Kovacs.

He is survived by his wife whom he married 25 years ago on June 24, 1995 at Tappan Lake Park, Debbie Barker Dixon; children: Robert “Woodie” Dixon of New Rumley, William “Billy” Dixon of Scio, Jennifer (Troy) Blackburn of Jewett, April (Aaron) Capers of Hopedale and Amie Blawut of Cadiz; Grandchildren: Robert “Robbie” Dixon; Curtis, Kara and Kevin Blackburn; Brayden and Ryan Kovacs; Emma and Grayson Capers and Caleb, Madison and Trenton Blawut.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. at Longview Cemetery, Bowerston, Ohio. The family is being assisted by Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio.

The family is asking in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be made to PNC Bank, c/o Debbie Dixon, 235 South Main Street, Cadiz, Ohio 43907 or

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Graveside Service
March 6, 2021

3:00 PM
Bowerston Longview Cemetery
Main Street
Bowerston, OH 44695

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