Funeral services for Archie Dixon, 87, of Lucedale were held May 30, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Moments Funeral Home.
He was born in Mobile County, Ala. on Dec. 5, 1933. He met and married the love of his life Elsie Byrd in 1955. He retired from International Paper Company after 36 years of service. He died May 26, 2021 in Mobile.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Elsie Byrd Dixon; children Debbie (Doug) Goodman, Rita (Michael) Gwin and Archie O’Neal (Marcia) Dixon Jr.; grandchildren Marcus Renick Pridmore, Jason Bradley (Bethony) Pridmore, Emily Hope (John Michael) Horlock, Sara Elizabeth Dixon and Ryan Michael (Madeline) Gwin; great-grandchildren Kipton Walker Gwin and River Ryan Gwin; brothers James Terrel Dixon and Wayne Phillip Dixon and numerous other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Ervin and Mattie Clark Dixon; siblings William Dixon, Frances Kilgore, Margaret Miller, Ann Laughton, Ervin Eugene Dixon and Jeanette Davis.
Officiating the services was Dr. Eddie Davidson. Interment was in Refuge United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Donald Dixon, Terry Dixon, John Michael Horlock, Elliott Daniel, Ryan Gwin, Wesley Miller, Philip Dixon and Michael Gwin.
Moments Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.