Lawrence I. Dix, 87, of Fort Branch, IN, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August
3rd, 2006 at his residence.
Lawrence was born on April 13, 1919, in McFadden Arkansas, to the late Henry and Pheba
He was a member of the FortBranch GeneralBaptistChurch, where he loved to sing with the Church Choir. Lawrence was a World War II veteran having served in the U.S.
Army in the Pacific Theater, where he received the Bronze Star and the Purple
Heart. He retired in 1984 from Whirlpool Corp. and owned the Amoco Station in Princeton, with his eldest son, he did a lot of shrub
work and took special pride in his garden and yard. He loved sports, fishing,
Besides his parents, he is
preceded in death by 5 sisters and 2 brothers.
He was the youngest of 9
Lawrence is survived by his wife of 64 and one-half years,
Lucille (Henderson) Dix; 7 children and their spouses. Herb and Mo Dix
of Fort Branch, IN, Jim and Kathy Dix of Darmstadt, IN, Ellen Kirkman of Newburgh, IN, Helen Biggs of Newburgh, IN, Mike
and Kena Dix of Fort Branch, IN, Pat and Jim Pohl of
Fort Branch, IN, and Greg and Terri Dix of Stockbridge, GA; a brother, Ira Dix
of Bald Knob Arkansas; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.
Services for Lawrence will be on Saturday, August 5th, 2006 at at the FortBranch, GeneralBaptistChurch, Reverend Steve Akins and Reverend Tammy Scheller will officiate. Burial will be in WalnutHillCemetery in Fort Branch, IN.
Visitation will be on Friday, August
4th, 2006 from until at the Stodghill Funeral Home located on
Hwy. 168 in Fort
Branch, IN. A military service will be conducted by the Fort
Branch VFW Post 2714 on Saturday at the Cemetery.