- February 9, 1932 - August 30, 2010
- Saint Louis, Missouri
of Leon's Passing
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Leon (Junior) Dixon was the youngest son of Mary Dixon and Leon Dixon, Sr., both preceded him in death. Junior, as he came to be called, was united in holy matrimony to Josephine Kelly on January 20, 1950. His loving wife preceded him in death. To this union nine children were born. Two sons preceded him in death (Edward and Leon III). Junior served in the United States Army from 1952-1954. He was employed with the United Postal Service for thirty-four years, until he retired at the young age of fifty-five. Junior was a faithful member of Prince of Peace Baptist Church. He was known as the ï¿½Cool Usherï¿½ with the toothpick. Junior loved to watch boxing, football and the Animal Channel in his free time, which was all the time. Two siblings preceded him in death, Cornielous and Thelma. He leaves to mourn: his loving sister, Jessie L. Williams; seven children, Theresa (Sherman) Simpson, Frederick Dixon, Robert Dixon, Anthony (Shirley) Dixon, Valerie (Charles) Harris, Jewel Dixon and Stephen Dixon; four sisters-in-law, Veola Smith, Joyce Scaife, Francis Peterson and Charlotte Kelly. He will be missed by forty-one grandchildren, fifty-seven great-grandchildren. Tem great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. He no longer has to be on a ï¿½Fixed Incomeï¿½, that was one of his favorite sayings. He will now have riches beyond his wildest dreams. Junior will always be remembered as a great husband, father, brother and grandfather. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Leon Dixon, Jr. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.