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Obituary for Donald Larry Dixon

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Donald Larry Dixon

February 21, 1939 - December 5, 2011

D. Larry DixonROY- Donald (Larry) Dixon, beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away peacefully on December 5, 2011 surrounded by his family. Larry was born on February 21, 1939 in Ogden, Utah to Leonard and Florence Dixon. Larry attended Ogden High School and Weber State College. He also served in the Marine Corp. Larry married Anita Gay Ayoub on April 15, 1961. They recently celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary. Together they had 3 children, Marilyn Dixon of Corrine, Lauri (Paul) VanAmerongen of Silverdale, Washington, Judy (Eric) Neyts of West Point, and 7 grandchildren.Larry worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad as a brakeman and a conductor for 30 years. He was also a member of the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks where he served as an Exalted Ruler for Ogden Lodge 719. Larry enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating and camping with family and friends.Larry was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers, Bob, Bill, Bud and L.T. The family would like to express thanks to neighbors and friends for their help, love and concern, and special thanks to Intermountain Homecare and Hospice. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, December 10th at 11 a.m. at Leavitt’s Mortuary 836 36th Street in Ogden. Friends may visit the family on Friday, December 9th from 6 to 8pm and one hour prior to the services also at the mortuary. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Golden Spike Elk’s Lodge National Foundation. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2011

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Leavitts Mortuary


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403

Service Information

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2011

Time: 11:00 am -

Leavitts Mortuary


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2011

Leavitt's Aultorest Memorial Park


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT,

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Born: February 21, 1939
Died: December 5, 2011

Condolences for Donald Larry Dixon

Blaine & MaryLou Buck posted on 12/11/11

Dear Gay & Family -We we saddened to learn of Larry's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours in these sad times.Blaine & MaryLou Buck


Marilyn Bitton posted on 12/10/11

Dear Gay,Bless you my friend, I send my love and deepest sympathy.It is with much regret that I can not attend the services for Larry. I know you will miss him. Please give my sympathy to your girls . My thoughts arewith you at this time. Contact me when you can, I would love to come overand have a long visit.Love, Marilyn Bitton


Leon Jensen posted on 12/9/11

Dear Gay and familyOur thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Larry and I grew up accross the street from each other and we enjoyed so many memories. Our friendship included both of us enlisting in the United States Marine Corps and we both went to Okinawa toghether. Larry was an usher in our wedding line. We missed seeing Larry in our later years as we moved away from Utah. We will miss his friendship and the many memories. Semper Fi, LarryLeon and Noel Jensen


Tony & Mayva Coffman posted on 12/8/11

Gay & Family,We are so very sorry for your loss. Larry was a wonderful man and we will truly miss him especially during the Utah State Elks meetings when we would go out to dinner. And his corned beef and cabbage in March!Love, Tony & Mayva