Dennis Michael Dixon
  • In Lieu of Flowers donations may be made to Florida Hospital Foundation in memory of Mike.
  • Florida Hospital Foundation
    Orlando, FL

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“I still miss your smiling face! ”
1 of 40 | Posted by: Kimberly Richards - Orlando, FL

“Great man really enjoyed being his shipmate during my time on the ship. I am sorry for your loss ”
2 of 40 | Posted by: John C. Corbin - Dearborn, MI

“I didn't know Bos'n Dixon very well during our time onboard Savannah. He was always flawlessly courteous, a gentleman's gentleman. Impeccably...Read More »
3 of 40 | Posted by: David Ketchum - Cypress, TX

“Is there any way to measure one's life? When all is said and done do we look back on someone with whom we had contact with in our past, will we still...Read More »
4 of 40 | Posted by: Jeff Berger - Pen Argyl, PA

“Going to miss you very much my brother. You showed me the way in most everything I know. I will try and not let you down with the time I have left...Read More »
5 of 40 | Posted by: Sam Jones - Riverview, FL

“My sincerest condolences, thoughts, and prayers to LCdr Dixon and his family. I had the honor of working for him while stationed in Bermuda where he...Read More »
6 of 40 | Posted by: Chris Gregg - Cleveland, OH

“Our deepest condolences to the Dixon Family! Lcdr Dixon resembles what a True Sailor is. He was a great mentor, leader and officer! He will always be...Read More »
7 of 40 | Posted by: Mike & Rayna Toledo - FL

“What a great inspiration he was... I'll never forget the day he pulled my CWO/LDO package out of the trash after I threw it away and told me he would...Read More »
8 of 40 | Posted by: Norm Bolger, LT, USN, Ret

“Our thoughts & prayers to u & ur family.... ”
9 of 40 | Posted by: Kenneth & Rachel Leonard - PA

“He was a brother Boatswainsmate who will be missed dearly, I served with Mike in Bermuda. BMCS Fisher (Ret) ”
10 of 40 | Posted by: John Fisher

“Condolences to The Dixon family. Lt Dixon was my 1st Lieutenant at Surface Ops in Bermuda. Fair Winds and Following Seas Shipmate. ”
11 of 40 | Posted by: Tim Michaud - Colonial Heights, VA

“Our prayers go out to Mike's family.God bless you all. ”
12 of 40 | Posted by: Ron & Linda Moore & Family - FL

“Mike literally changed the quality of life for the final years of my Father-in-Law and his Wife. He unblocked the myriad of roadblocks at the VA to...Read More »
13 of 40 | Posted by: Bruce May - Maitland, FL

“Diane, We are both sorry to hear about the loss of your brother. Take care! God bless you! ”
14 of 40 | Posted by: Christie Atwill and Jeanny Puckett - TN

“Diane, Sorry to hear about your brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and with your family. God bless you all! ”
15 of 40 | Posted by: Chris Atwill and Annie Stephens - TN

“Dearest Brother, We've lost someone very special who touched many hearts. And those hearts will touch many more. And in that way you will always...Read More »
16 of 40 | Posted by: Carolyn Jones Smith - BRANDON, FL

“My condolences to the Dixon Family. Mike helped me through the complexities of the VA disability program for many years, always looking out for his...Read More »
17 of 40 | Posted by: Lewis Fry - Orlando, FL

“Mike will be greatly missed he was not just a customer to me he was a friend and one of the best. It has been an honor to know him. ”
18 of 40 | Posted by: wayne gadreault action tire - FL

“This Gentleman will be greatly missed! So many of us Veterans Owe him so much. Mike since 1996 guided me through the toughest of times, and all I...Read More »
19 of 40 | Posted by: Danilo L. Paugh - Kissimmee, FL

“I have known Mike for quite a few years as a friend and a customer. Mike will be missed very much. ”
20 of 40 | Posted by: Bow Whiting Action/Gator Tire - FL

“I have know Mike for many yars and and offer my regrets to his wife and family. Mike knew everything about veterans benefits and spoke a number of...Read More »
21 of 40 | Posted by: Bob LePage - Orlando, IL

“Mike, I will always cherish your training and support. My heart felt sympathy on your passing to the Dixon family. ”
22 of 40 | Posted by: Cathy Schubert - Sanford, FL

“Mike was the person that everyone went to when we needed information for our clients. He did not hesitate to help us and them. He was always upbeat...Read More »
23 of 40 | Posted by: Lynn Paugh - Orlando, FL

“My sincere and deepest sympathy to the Dixion family. Mike was a tremendous advocate for all veterans and a great help to me personally. May God...Read More »
24 of 40 | Posted by: Andrew Campione - Casselberry, FL

“Mike was the Veterans Services Officer that helped my dad get the medical and financial benefits that were promised to him after he returned from...Read More »
25 of 40 | Posted by: Nick Chotta - Coraopolis, PA

“Mike reached out to my husband and I when we came to the VA seeking benefits that had been denied for 55 years. He always made time for us and...Read More »
26 of 40 | Posted by: Nick Chotta - Coraopolis, PA

“My sympathies to you, your children and your grandchildren, Mary. Mike helped my husband, Richard Hunt, thru his work as Orange Co.'s Veterans...Read More »
27 of 40 | Posted by: Mickey Hunt - FL - friend

“Deepest sympathies to Mary Ann, Krisi, and Jason You are all in my prayers. A great man, husband and father who will surely be missed ”
28 of 40 | Posted by: Barbara Dickson - Jacksonville, FL

“Mike was a great friend of veterans, always helpful. We appreciate his dedicated service and wish his family kindness and support in this time of...Read More »
29 of 40 | Posted by: Colonel Louis Dechert - TX

“Mike,you and I were always stationed together and we learned each others jobs in the Navy. We even did the same jobs after we both retired. You were...Read More »
30 of 40 | Posted by: Reginald H. Washington Sr. - FL

“My condolences to the family ”
31 of 40 | Posted by: Tammy Rushing - Blountstown, FL

“Commend your heart into the hand of God. He will comfort you and strengthen you with his victorious right hand. Know that, in his love you will find...Read More »
32 of 40 | Posted by: Angel L Figueroa - Miami, FL

“Dennis, I only knew you briefly when we met at the conferences. You will be missed not only by the fellow CVSO's but by all the thousands of Veterans...Read More »
33 of 40 | Posted by: David Abney Sr. - LaBelle, FL

“Deepest regrets to the Dixon family on the passing of their Family Icon, Husband, Father, friend. Mike was an awesome Navyman and Patriot. This life...Read More »
34 of 40 | Posted by: Charles E. "Chuck" Peterman - FL

“How very quietly you tiptoed into our world, silently, only a moment you stayed. But what an imprint your footprints have left upon our hearts. ”
35 of 40 | Posted by: David W.Donohew - Port Charlotte, FL

“My hero, my father, my best friend. I will miss you everyday of my life. ”
36 of 40 | Posted by: Jason Dixon

“On behalf of the entire staff at Orange County Veterans Services ,we would like to express our condolences to the family. Mike was our leader and...Read More »
37 of 40 | Posted by: Alex Alexander - Orlando, FL

“On behalf of the Florida County Veterans Service Officer Association, we send our deepest condolences to your family during this time. Mike was a...Read More »
38 of 40 | Posted by: Frank Strom - Tampa, FL - Peer

“We are both very sorry to hear about Mike's passing. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. ”
39 of 40 | Posted by: Jim and Debbie Lee - Zebulon, NC

“The entire staff at Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Homes, would like to extend their deepest sympathy during this very difficult time. ”
40 of 40 | Posted by: Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home - FL


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Dennis M. Dixon, Age 66 of Winter Park, passed away Monday, September 23, 2013. He was born June 6, 1947 in West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Mary; son, Jason Dixon; daughter, Kristina Grunat; brothers, Sam Jones, Tom Jones; sisters, Carolyn Smith and Diane Jones; brother, Steve Dixon and 4 grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 10-11AM Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home, Oviedo Chapel with a Funeral Service beginning at 11 AM. Interment will be 11 AM, Monday, September 30, 2013 at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida. Arrangements entrusted to Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home, Oviedo Chapel 501 E. Mitchell Hammock Rd., Oviedo, Florida 32765. 407-366-8999. Please view and sign the guestbook at www.baldwinfairchild.com