Henry T. Dixon, 87, of Downey Drive, Oswego died Wednesday in the Oswego Hospital.
He was born in Oswego the son of the late John and May (Copeland) Dixon. Mr. Dixon retired from Niagara Mohawk as a dispatcher after many years of service. He served in the United States Navy during World War II in the South Pacific.
Mr. Dixon was a member of the Oswego Elks Club. He was an avid Red Sox and Atlanta Braves Fan. He was a great athlete enjoying all sports especially golf and baseball.
Mr. Dixon is survived by his wife Yolanda Dixon of Oswego, his children Mary Jean (Peter) Walker of Oswego, John (Margaret) Dixon of Oswego, Luann (Kevin) Kehoe of Oswego, Theresa (Stephen) McNulty of Boise, ID, his brother Charles Dixon of Oswego, 10 grandchildren Shannon, Peter, John, Christopher, Tony, Kevin, Erin, Kristin, Kate, Hailey, and five great grandchildren Nicholas, Chloe, Maddie, Linus, and Lyla May. He was predeceased by his granddaughter Lizzie Dixon and siblings Mary Krakowka, Frederick Dixon, and Shirley Sugar. Mr. Dixon is also survived by his faithful companion Rocco.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday 10:30 a.m from the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, Oswego 11:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in St. Peterâ€™s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Monday 4:00 â€“ 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home 147 West Fourth Street Oswego. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.