Carl Allen Dixon, 86, of Amarillo, Texas passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2023
Services will be at 1:00 P.M., Friday, October 13, 2023, in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Burial will be at Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Carl was born January 10, 1937, in Posey, TX to Lee and Mable Dixon. While in high school, Carl met MaryAnn Newton. The two married on January 20, 1955, in Plainview, Texas, and shared 68 years of marriage before her death on June 17, 2023. Carl and MaryAnn had three children and first made their home in Plainview, Texas, subsequently in Lubbock, Texas, and finally in Amarillo, Texas.
He loved the Lord and was the sweetest, kindest man and was loved by everyone he met. In his spare time, he enjoyed working in his yard, fishing, being outdoors, and most loved spending time with his family. Carl was especially fond of Christmas and loved putting up all the decorations.
He also was preceded in death by his son, Roger Dixon.
Carl is survived by daughters, Carla DeFrance and husband Larry, of Laguna Vista, Texas, and Peggy Bassett and husband Teddy, of Amarillo, Texas; sisters, Wanda Cannon, of Roswell, New Mexico, Wynona Berkley, of Lubbock, Texas, and Linda Bayne, of Midland, Texas; a brother, Jerry Don Dixon, of Santa Barbara, California; grandchildren, Ponda Auger, Brandon Dixon, Stefan Dixon, April Casey, Mandy Delile, DeAnn Hunton, DeNay Sellers, Tasha Bassett, and Ashley Bassett; 15 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.