Mr. James Michael Dixon, 46, of 645 Old Mountain Road, Statesville, N.C., was born in Harlan County, Ky., on January 16, 1974, and was the son of Patricia Witt Dixon and the late Donald Ray Dixon. He departed this life on Sunday, April 5, 2020, at his home unexpectedly.

He was a High School graduate and at the time of his death was employed by Freightliner as a forklift driver.

In addition to his father, Donald Ray Dixon, he was preceded in death by a brother, Chucky Clark. He was married to Ginger Marie Hall Dixon, who survives.

In addition to his wife, Ginger, and his mother, Patricia, he is survived by two sons, Austin James Colling of Mooresville and Michael Braxton Dixon of Statesville; his step-son, Dakota Austin Hall of Statesville; his sister, Donna Dixon of Statesville; two nieces, Pandora Noelle Dixon and Passion Leigh Pennington; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Rutledge & Bigham Funeral Home is serving the family.

9 thoughts on “James Michael Dixon

  1. Dwight Cockerham says:

    We will miss you, Jimmy. My prayers and condolences to your family. My trainer when I first arrived at Freightliner.

    • Sandy Dameron says:

      You’re also gonna be missed by your sister Donna and I promise to always remind her that you are above and watching down as her angel

  2. Douglas and Donald Dixon,brothers to Jimmy! says:

    Jimmy, you were Loved and raised by your brothers, Donald & Douglas Dixon, who couldn’t make it there to your funeral to say bye. Donald Dixon loved and cared for you just as much as I did, but I had more fun doing it. I was a Drill Instructor at Parris Island. When you was a recruit, I will never forget the first time I walked into your squad bay. I hollered, “Recruit Dixon, get your butt here!” Man, you were scared to death until I took you outside and gave you a soda pop and a candy bar. Lol. Even though we three took different paths, growing and hanging out was good times. We all cherish still today. We both Love you, we weren’t always there, and miles kept us apart, but we Love You. Donald couldn’t make it, Bro. He is taking care of Mom. It is hard on him. We will meet you at the golden gate, and you will be there saying, “Come abroad, Bro.” No amount of miles or money can keep us apart then. Love Donald and Douglas Dixon. YOUR BROTHERS!!!

  3. Melissa Galloway Neal says:

    God bless you Jimmy, and the family you leave behind. Prayers for your family….

    Tootsie, Missy, Barry & Jadelyn

  4. david williams says:

    I remember the times we sit on the back porch at kathy and john’s talking about what we would do next. Loved you, buddy!

  5. Larry Childers says:

    So sorry for your loss, Pat. I will pray for peace and comfort. I love you and so does God.

  6. Rebecca Creech Johnson says:

    I went to school with you and couldn’t believe you had passed. I send my prayers to your family and friends.

  7. Pat and family: I am so sorry. I cut Jimmy’s hair for years. I can see him coming to get his hair cut and cutting up. He will be missed. Gone too young. Prayers for the family. – Kaye Creech

  8. I didn’t know you, but I am so sorry that you have passed away and left your family to be with God but that was God’s plan 🙏 for you as he has plans for us all. Amen 🙏 RIP BRO PRAYERS FOR YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

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