Herbert Bud Herbie Dixon Send Condolences
Herbert W. “Bud” “Herbie” Dixon, 82, of Nitro passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Hubbard Hospice House West, South Charleston.
Herb was a member of the Teamsters Union, Local #175, having driven for McLean Trucking, Union Carbide Transportation , and was retired from Reagent Chemical and Research Company. Herb was a former security officer for Tri-State Racetrack and Gaming Center. He retired from the WV Army National Guard as a Sergeant First Class, having also served in the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Naval Reserve Seabee’s RCMB-23.
Herb was preceded in death by his Parents, four brothers and one sister.
He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Norma Jean Walker Means Dixon, daughters, Tiauna Lovelace, husband Paul of Catawba, VA. Jerri Buck, husband Charlie of Nitro. Debbie Sams of St. Albans. sons Carl Dixon, wife Toni of Poca, Greg “BooBoo” Means, wife Dolores of Poca, Blaine “Tiger” Means, wife LaJeania of Nitro. Sister Voneda Vandall of Stanford, WV, brother Clarence Dixon of Teays Valley. Herb is also survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and a host of friends.
A celebration of Herb’s life will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at Cooke Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. H. B. White, Jr. officiating. Burial with military rites will follow at Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans, WV. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at the funeral home 2002 20th St., Nitro, WV.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to The Hubbard Hospice House, St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942 or any other charity that benefits children.
The family would also like to thank the Staff of the CAMC Memorial 5th Floor Oncology Unit and the Hubbard West facility for their compassion and care.
Hubbard Hospice House West, 4605 MacCorkle Ave. SW, South Charleston, WV 25309, St. Judes Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942 or any other charity that benefits children.
Cunningham Memorial Park
St. Albans, WV
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Cooke Funeral Home Chapel.
Cooke Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, July 25, 2012. Rev. H. B. White, Jr. officiating.