George Kelly Dixon

Born: Thu., Aug. 13, 1970
Died: Tue., Nov. 6, 2012

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George Kelly Dixon, passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at the age of 42 at St. Mary''s Hospital in Athens, Georgia, following an extended illness. He was born in Decatur, Georgia on August 13, 1970, the son of Beth Wilkes Dixon and Emory D. Dixon, Jr. of Greensboro, Georgia. He graduated from Brookwood High School in Snellville, Georgia and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Forest Resources from the University of Georgia in 1998. He worked as an Environmental Consultant for Land Management Group in Wilmington, North Carolina. He attended St. Gregory Episcopal Church in Athens, Georgia. Kelly loved fishing, photography, astronomy, hiking, camping, playing guitar and spending time with his boys.

In addition to his devoted parents, Beth Wilkes Dixon and Emory D. Dixon, Jr. of Greensboro, Georgia, Kelly is survived by two cherished sons, Gavin Wilkes Dixon and Owen Kelly Dixon, and their mother, Laura Rader, all of Quinton, Virginia; three brothers, Emory D. Dixon III and wife Ruth of Buford, Georgia, Scott Wilkes Dixon and wife Vickie of Denville, New Jersey, and Alex Leon Dixon and wife Julie of Lagrange, Georgia; and seven nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held, Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at Lake Oconee Presbyterian Church, 113 Scott Road, Eatonton, GA 31024 with Rev. David F. Ridenhour officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. before the service. In lieu of flowers the family requests any memorials be made to the Shepherd Spinal Center, 2020 Peachtree Road Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30309 or St. Mary''s Foundation, 1230 Baxter Street, Athens GA 30606-3791 for St. Mary''s Hospice House. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Jane Cobb
   Posted Wed November 07, 2012
My love, prayers and deepest sympathy to all your special family. Jane Cobb

Mary Rader
   Posted Wed November 07, 2012
Our hearts and prayers go out to you. We loved Kelly and will greatly miss him. I will always remember him as a great Dad and the smile he had whenever he was playing his guitar. Jim and I know how painful this is and wish we could do something to ease your pain. May God watch over you and help your hearts heal. With love and sympathy, Mary and Jim Rader

Cathy Murphy
   Posted Wed November 07, 2012
So sorry for your loss.

Wesley Leonard
   Posted Wed November 07, 2012
In the coming days, may you find inspiration and comfort in the treasured memories of your son, dad, and brother. Numbers 6:24-26.

Mitzi Lewis
   Posted Wed November 07, 2012
Alex and Julie and family, I am so sorry to hear about your brother. Praying for comfort and peace for your family during this time.

Patricia Rentz Haynes
   Posted Wed November 07, 2012
Please know that our family of cousins from Baxley send our love, prayers & condolences to the Dixon family during this sad time.. May the Holy Spirit comfort you as Christ said He would in our times of need. Donald was kind to let me know & it was very sad to hear. .

Catherine White
   Posted Thu November 08, 2012
Praying for your family.

Dennis and Sheryl Montgomery
   Posted Thu November 08, 2012
To the Dixon family, I have known you all since 1981. Since that day in September, when I met Emory, your family has made me feel a part of your family. I want to say how sorry I am for your loss of Kelly. I know God will pull you closer now and comfort you. You are an incredible family. Thank you for making me feel like a part of it.

Bruce & Mabel Anne Kincheloe
   Posted Thu November 08, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers Eare with you especially today. We are so sorry for your loss and that we are not able to attend the memorial service.