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Edward Dixon
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Edward Neil Dixon, 81, died Wednesday, Nov. 3 at Vintage Faire Nursing & Rehab in Modesto.

A native of Vanoss, Oklahoma, he had lived in Escalon for 54 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had worked as a bus driver for Escalon Unified School District and River School in Ripon. He was a member of Assembly of God Church, was a past ambulance driver and past Escalon Police reserve officer. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors include his children and their spouses, Rita and Gene Langum of Escalon, Diana and Lonnie Myers of Vancouver, Washington; siblings, Paul Dixon of Wellington, Nevada, Modean Rogers of Merced and Mary Thiel of Chowchilla; grandchildren, Jason and Dor Myers of Martinez and Sean Langum of Escalon; great grandchildren Jessica and Nathan Myers of Martinez.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Dixon, in April, 2004.

Visitation was Saturday morning, Nov. 6 at Deegan Funeral Chapel, Escalon, with the funeral service following at noon at Burwood Cemetery. Interment was at Burwood.

Remembrances may be made to Escalon Ambulance, P.O. Box 212, Escalon, CA 95320 or Community Hospice, 601 McHenry Ave., Suite C, Modesto, CA 95350.

Deegan Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

The Escalon (Calif.) Times

Nov. 10, 2004