Shawnee resident Elmo “Dick” James Dixson, 90, passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017.

Shawnee resident, Elmo “Dick” James Dixson, 90, died peacefully at his home on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017.

Dick was born Dec. 18, 1926, in Harjo, Oklahoma, to JC and Flora (Boring) Dixson. When he was a young boy, they moved to Calumet. He joined the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1956. He worked at Tinker Air Force Base for 32 years and retired in 1988.

Dick married Carolyn Snow in August of 1977. He would tell you that there wasn’t a marriage better than theirs. They loved to travel and spend time together. He enjoyed going to Lake Eufaula as well as South Padre Island where they had a condo and would spend the winter months.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who was greatly loved and will be dearly missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Carolyn Dixson; children, Mike Dixson and wife Jodi, Steve Snow-Stone and husband Ronald; half-brother, David Dixson; grandchildren, Zane and Kade Dixson; a host of other family and friends.

Visitation will be 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Resthaven Funeral Home.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Resthaven Funeral Home with Chaplain Darrell Whitten officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Shawnee resident Elmo “Dick” James Dixson, 90, passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017.

Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday and from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Resthaven Funeral Home.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Resthaven Funeral Home with interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.