Leonard George Dixon, Sr., 84, of Pottsville, PA, passed away Sunday, October 28th, at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Schuylkill, E. Norwegian St., Pottsville.
Born in Cressona, PA on July 22, 1934, he was a son of the late Socrates & Lolita (Reber) Dixon.
He was the husband of Elaine (Evely) Dixon.
Leonard served in the U.S. Army as a PFC.
In addition to his wife, Leonard is also survived by three daughters: Theresa Hines & husband, David, York, Kathy Stump & husband, Scott, Schuylkill Haven, & Ellen Burnhauser & husband, Douglas, Schuylkill Haven, as well as two sons: Michael Dixon & wife, Sharon, Friedensburg, & Leonard Dixon, Jr., Pottsville.
He is also survived by grandchildren: Ashley Morgalis, Samantha DeColli, Matthew Dixon, Megan Hines, & Amanda Dixon, and a great-grandson, Bennett.
In addition to his parents, Leonard is also preceded in death by his brothers; Socrates, Vincent, & Lawrence, and sisters; Natalia & Gertrude.
A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be conducted at Ebling-Stabingas Funeral Home, Cressona, at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 1st, with Reverend Matt Kenitzer officiating.
A viewing will be held Thursday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
Interment will follow the funeral service at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Leonard's memory may be made to Alzheimer's Association, South Central PA Chapter,3544 N. Progress Avenue, Suite 205 Harrisburg, PA 17110.