Reginald Franklin (Reggie) Dixon

Posted at 4:16 PM on Jun 27, 2019


Reginald Franklin (Reggie) Dixon, 81, of Statesville, N.C., died Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at his home. Born in Iredell County on January 29, 1938, he was a son of the late Donald Franklin Dixon and Margaret Nicholson Dixon. On May 3, 1963 he married the former Sue Russell, who survives.

Mr. Dixon was a member of Western Avenue Baptist Church and was retired from Rental Uniform. He was a graduate of Statesville High School and served his country in the U.S. Army.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Kay Dixon Sherrill and her husband Thomas S. Sherrill; a grandson, Ryan T. Sherrill and is wife Julie; a granddaughter, Morgan K. Sherrill; and two great-grandchildren, Gracie L. Sherrill and Levi T. Sherrill. Also surviving is a sister, Donna Dixon Josey, along with a number of extended family members, including nieces and nephews.

Services celebrating Reggie’s life will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 1, 2019, at Western Avenue Baptist Church with Dr. Jeff Spry and Rev. John Stevenson officiating. The family will greet friends at the church for one hour prior to the service and private burial will take place in Oakwood Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent online to the family to

Memorials may be given in lieu of flowers to the Building Fund of Western Avenue Baptist Church, 1206 Museum Road, Statesville, NC 28625, Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625; or to the Troutman Baptist Church Building Fund, 305 Perry Road, Troutman, NC 28166.

Nicholson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

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