Memorial funeral services to celebrate the life of Charles Rembert Dixon, 76, of Camden will be held at 4:00 PM, Sunday, May 25, 2014 at First Baptist Church. Rev. Richard Cameron will officiate. Private burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at 4:30 PM, following the service in room 135 of the East Building. Memorials may be made in Charles memory to The Gideons International, PO Box 1333, Camden, SC 29021 or Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 S. Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Mr. Dixon, husband of Patty Shirley Miller and widower of Catherine McDaniel Dixon, died Wednesday, May 21, 2014. He was born in Camden, the son of the late Jack O. Dixon, Sr. and Melvenia Twitty Dixon. He had retired from DuPont. Charles was a graduate from the Class of 1956 from Camden High School. He served in SC National Guard from 1953-1956, US Air Force from 1956-1960, where he served in France, England, Germany and Belgium, US Air Force Civil Service 1960-1965 and was a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Charles was a member of the Masonic Lodge #29, Shriners, South Carolina Auctioneer’s Association, American Legion Post #17, The Gideons International and he was a Realtor. Charles also was a member of Lasociete Des Quarante Hommes Et Huit Chevaux “40 & 8” Voiture 1444. Charles was a 1993 graduate of the Mendenhall School of Auctioneering in High Point, NC. He was the current president of the Kershaw County Golden Club and the Director of Men’s Ministry of First Baptist Church.
Surviving are his son, Charles R. “Chip” Dixon, Jr. (Michelle) and a daughter, Penny A. Dixon Sanders (Rick) of Deland, FL; grandsons, Charles R ”Flint” Dixon III, Austin Clay Dixon of Camden, Farren DuPre Sanders and Josie Bell Sanders of Deland, FL.
Besides his parents and his wife he was predeceased by a brother, Jack O. Dixon, Jr.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the Dixon family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.