Gary R. Dixon, 62, died Sunday, March 31, 2013, at Western Plains Medical Complex, Dodge City.
Gary R. Dixon, 62, died Sunday, March 31, 2013, at Western Plains Medical Complex, Dodge City. He was born September 22, 1950, at Topeka, Kan., the son of Lawrence E. and Amanda Boehlke Dixon. He was a farmer, rancher, and was also employed at My-D Han-D of Dodge City. He was a member of the Catholic Church as well as the N.R.A., Ford County Sportsman Club, and the Wild Turkey Federation. On September 30th 1989 he married Linda Lampe in Larned, Kan. She survives Other survivors include a daughter, Genevieve Coleman, Wichita; two sons, Lawrence Aaron Dixon, Overland Park, and Ryan Dixon, Jetmore; a step-daughter Serena Shields, McCook, Neb.; and two step-sons Arron Zachman, Spearville, and Nathan Zachman, Colorado Springs, Colo.; and seven grandchildren. Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Jetmore, with Father Maurice Cummings presiding. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the Beckwith Funeral Home, Jetmore. Cremation will take place following the funeral. Memorials may be sent to St. Mary's Historical Endowment Fund in care of Beckwith Funeral Home P.O. Box 663 Jetmore Ks, 67854. Condolences may be left for the family at www.beckwithfuneralhome.com.