Darrell Levi Dixon passed away on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Services will be held at 10 a.m., on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery. He will lie in state on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014.
Darrell, 58, was born on Sept. 30, 1955, in Peoria, Ill., to James Levi Dixon and Shirley May Sholl.
He spent his career as a machinist and was very talented with design, and could make metal do wondrous things. He was also a very patient teacher and loved to share his talent with anyone that was willing.
Preceding him in death were his father and mother; a brother, James Levi Dixon Jr., a sister, Diane Lee Apodaca; and a brother-in-law, Acell Young.
Darrell is survived by his wife, Mary, of the home; son, Darrell James Dixon, and his wife, Deedree-Ann, of Roswell; stepdaughters: Cindy Eddy, of Westminster, Colo., and Michelle Gordan and her husband, Dave, of Brighton, Colo.; stepson, Joe Bookhamer, of Roswell. He is also survived by sister, Sheila Young, of Roswell, and Teresa Medina, of Pueblo, Colo.; ex-wife, Charlot Dixon, of Roswell; also numerous grandkids, nieces and nephews.
Condolences may be made online at lagronefuneralchapels.com. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.