Bennie Will Dixon

June 24, 1944April 12, 2018

COLUMBIA - Bennie Will Dixon, 73, passed away on April 12, 2018. Bennie was born in Vidalia, Georgia on June 24, 1944. He lived his life in Columbia, SC. He was a graduate of University High School, trained with the IBEW and had a successful career as an electrician in South Carolina and the surrounding areas. He also worked in the family’s restaurant and amusement businesses in Columbia. Bennie enjoyed spending time with friends and family, making others laugh and fishing. He was always available with an understanding ear and helpful advice. He will be greatly missed by his children who spoke to him daily and was a large part of their lives. Bennie is survived by his sons, Bennie James (Lyndsey), Thomas Manning (Amy Neece), Jason Eugene (Amanda) and Thomas Elliot (Kimberly Hughes); daughter, Mary Lynne; as well as his eight grandchildren. A memorial visitation will be held on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Please sign the online guestbook at


  • Visitation Sunday, April 15, 2018

Bennie Will Dixon

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Judy Knight

April 14, 2018

B.J., Lyndsey and the Dixon Family, I am so sorry for your loss. It hurts to lose a mom or dad and I hope good memories will be a comfort to you now and in the coming years. May you all find the Holy Spirit a source of peace as you deal with your loss.