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John Dixon

John "Rex" Dixon

Saturday, November 7th, 1925 Saturday, July 27th, 2019

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Obituary

Obituary for John "Rex" Dixon

John R. “Rex” Dixon, 93, of Aledo, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019, at Aledo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

Services will be 6:00 p.m. Friday, August 2, at Nichols Bewley Funeral and Cremation Services, Aledo. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until service time on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Aledo Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the John Rex Dixon Memorial Fund.

Please share your love, support and memories of Rex with his family at www.NicholsBewley.com.

He was born November 7, 1925, in Aledo, IL, the son of Frank and Cleo Goddard Dixon.

He served overseas in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.

Rex was a police officer for the City of Aledo. He retired in 1985, after 30 years of service.

Those left to honor and cherish his memory include his son, Randy Dixon of Aledo; daughter, Julie (Timothy) McNall of Muscatine; grandchildren, Karissa Bysinger of Aledo, Brandy Mitchell of Aledo, Melissa Dixon of East Peoria, IL, Jadelyn Dixon of Aledo, Britta Dixon of Muscatine and Dody Kelly of Aledo; and eight great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Stacey Mitchell, and brothers Wayne Dixon and Loren Dixon.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, August 2nd, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Nichols Bewley Funeral and Cremation Services
    103 SW 3rd St
    Aledo, IL
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    Friday, August 2nd, 2019
    4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, August 2nd, 2019 | 6:00pm
    Nichols Bewley Funeral and Cremation Services
    103 SW 3rd St
    Aledo, IL
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Friday, August 2nd, 2019
    6:00pm
  • Interment

    Aledo Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Aledo, IL
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    Interment of Urn with NO witnesses at the funeral home's convenience.

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Chief Chris Sullivan

On behalf of the men and women of the Aledo Police Department, it is with tremendous respect and great sadness that we say goodbye. You gave 30 years of your life in dedicated service to this Department and to the entire community we serve. You will never be forgotten. We pray that in the midst of your family’s sorrow, they might find comfort in all the joyful memories they have of you. Past and present members of the Aledo Police Department and this Community thank you for your service. We will miss you always.

Forever Remembered, Forever Missed; Rest in Peace, Officer Dixon.

Chris Sullivan
Chief of Police
City of Aledo, Illinois

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Martin and Pat Conway

With sympathy for your family and with the gratitude of so many that you served and protected throughout your career
both in the Armed Forces of this Country and as a sworn law enforcement officer. Rest In Peace Officer John “Rex” Dixon.


served and protected for so long
and so well. Rest In Peace Rex
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