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James "BooBoo" R. Dixon

December 7, 1953 ~ February 2, 2020 (age 66)


James R. “BooBoo” Dixon passed from this world to his heavenly home on February 2, 2020, with his wife, family and friends by his side.  James was a loving husband, brother, father, grandfather and friend to many.

James, a graduate of the University of Virginia, was a successful businessman, first in banking, having worked his way from collections, to branch manager to President of Sun Trust and Merchants Bank of Cleveland.  Next, owning and operating a multi-state business, Candy Works USA, for over 25 years.

Nothing was more important to James than his family and his many friends.  He is survived by his wife of forty-six years, Rhonda Stair Dixon; children Jaime Dixon and J.R. “Jason” Dixon; grandchildren, Jaxon and Lilly.  Also surviving, sister and brother-in-law, Jean and Lamar Haun, their children, Alex, Robert (Julie) and great-nephews Andrew, Ryan and Nathan; beloved cousins, Renee Brookshire Treadway, Stephanie (Bill) Brookshire Eberle, Alex and Lucas. In addition, James treasured his friendships with his school, ball-player, golf and poker buddies. 

James and family attend Peavine Baptist Church, Rock Springs GA.

A funeral service will be 11 AM Friday in the funeral home chapel.

Visitation will be on Thursday, February 6 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the 11 AM service on Friday February 7 at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway, Fort Oglethorpe, GA.

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February 6, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory (Ft. Oglethorpe)
3239 Battlefield Pkwy
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

Funeral Service
February 7, 2020

11:00 AM
Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory (Ft. Oglethorpe)
3239 Battlefield Pkwy
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

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