Marine Dixon of 3915 Colebrook Road, Charlotte, passed away May 24, 2009 at Stanley Total Living Center.

Dixon was born on June 21, 1941 in Chesterfield County, S.C. to the late Ray and Willie Mae Dixon.

After residing in Leonia, N.J. for numerous years, Dixon and his immediate family relocated to Charlotte.

The epitome of a self-made man, characterized by an industrious spirit, Dixon successfully owned and managed Marine Dixon’s Construction Company in Charlotte.

Conscientious of his spiritual needs, he became a devoted member of Victory Christian Center of Charlotte, where he faithfully served as an usher and a member of Agape Food Team #4.

Dixon enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking, visiting family, and reaching out to the community through his knowledge, wisdom, and resources.

Known for his trademark sense of humor and untiring generosity, he will be ever remembered by the many lives he touched.

Dixon leaves to cherish fond memories, his wife of 44 years, Bertha Lee Oliver Dixon; two devoted daughters, Patricia Ann Dixon of Charlotte, and Melinda Dixon of Mount Holly, NC; three beloved brothers, James (Sharon) Dixon, East Orange, N.J., Kenneth Dixon, Charlotte and Verdis Lee (Laurie) Dixon, Hawaii; seven loving sisters, Willie Ray Hudley, Englewood, N.J., Effie Lee Dixon, Mary Dixon, and Martha D. Washington of Chesterfield, S.C.; Marilyn Blackmon, Victoria Dixon, Orange, N.J., Marion L. (Johnnie) Wright, Bergenfield, N.J., along with 32 nieces and nephews, and countless other relatives, and friends whom were blessed to know him.

He was preceded in death by two brothers: Tallman Dixon and Tillman Dixon of Teaneck, N.J.

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful.
II Timothy 4:7 NLT

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