William

William Hoyle Dixon

May 13, 2021

William Hoyle Dixon, age 93, of Siler City passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Brookridge Retirement Community in Winston Salem. Mr. Dixon was born in Guilford County on June 22, 1927 the son of Willie A. and Lula Victoria Griffin Dixon. Hoyle served in the US Merchant Marines. He was a member of the Oakley Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon and the Choir Director. He spent his working years as a dedicated shop teacher. He was a great carpenter, and always building things like custom kitchen cabinets and picture frames. Hoyle is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Ann Bray Dixon; daughter, Vanessa Thompson and husband Phillip of Siler City; son, Keith Dixon and wife Mary Ruth of Boiling Springs; sister, Marian Phillips of Winston Salem; brothers, Royce Dixon and wife Eloise of Rock Hill, SC and Ronald Dixon of Kingsport, TN; grandchildren, Mandy Oldham and husband Todd, Travis Thompson and wife Amber, Jeremy Dixon and wife Melea and Jacob Dixon and wife Colleen; great grandchildren, Dylan, Will, Savanna, Maggie, Lilly, Willow, Christopher, Cooper, Quinn, Luke, Reese and Jack. Mr. Dixon will Lie in Repose on Sunday, May 16, 2021 from 1:00-5:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City, NC. The funeral will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, May 17, 2021 at Oakley Baptist Church, 2300 Siler City-Glendon Road, Siler City with Dr. Jeff Johnson and Rev. Keith Dixon officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to Oakley Baptist Church, 2300 Siler City-Glendon Rd., Siler City, NC 27344 or the Baptist Retirement Homes of NC, P.O. Box 11024, Winston Salem, Nc 27116. Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Dixon family. Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com
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