September 10, 1961 – March 11, 2020
Celebration of Life Service for Joseph Michael “Mike” Dixon, 58, are set for 3:00 Sunday at Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Waring Porter officiating. Burial will follow in the Henry Cemetery.
Family will receive friends Saturday from 5:00 to 8:00 and Sunday from 2:00 until service time at the funeral home.
Mike died March 11, 2020 at University Medical Center in Jackson, MS. He was born September 10, 1961 in Corinth, MS to Joe and Vera Nelms Dixon. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church and a 1979 graduate of Corinth High School. He was a retired lieutenant from the Corinth Fire Dept. after 25 years of service. He later went on to work as an adjuster for Crawford and Co. Insurance Adjusters. He enjoyed boating, watching his son play baseball and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Patsy Tyson Dixon; a son, Reid Dixon; a step-daughter, Morgan Crum (Jacob); parents, Joe and Vera Dixon; a brother, Tim Dixon; a sister, Diane Kimmons (Mike); a niece, Madison Welzbacher; and a host of other family and friends.
Pallbearers; Tod Emmons, Ricky Maness, Dusty Allen, Mac Mitchell, Johnny Butler, Bill Glenn, Greg Mills, and Todd Welch.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Corinth Fire Dept.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.memorialcorinth.com for the Dixon family.
- Receiving of Family and Friends Saturday, March 14, 2020
- Receiving of Family and Friends Sunday, March 15, 2020
- Celebration of Life Sunday, March 15, 2020
March 24, 2020
My Deepest Condolences to the Dixon Family and Extended Families: Mike and I were Class Mates "1979" Corinth High School. My Mother and I adored his Mother and Sister! No words will take away your "Sting & Void!" Mike was a Gentleman! He was a real Sweetheart and Super Kind Fellow! Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ has Our back...Mike arrived with the ULTIMATE BUCKET LIST :))) Dear Precious Mike...You are Now Sheltered in the Arms of God! Glory be to God...Regina Watson Mcgrath
March 14, 2020
I send my condolences to the Dixon famiy about the loss of Mike. I will never forget how much fun we had on Christmas day at MawMaw’s house shooting fireworks off the front porch. RIP my friend We will meet again Tell MawMaw when you see her it won’t be long
Ginger and Les Clark
March 13, 2020
We haven’t known Mike for a lot of years but him and Patsy treated us like they have always known us. Prayers to Patsy, Reid and Morgan and to all other family members.