John C. Dixon, 95, of Zanesville, died September 6, 2022 at the Oaks of Bethesda, Zanesville. He was born December 20, 1926 at Sabula, Pa. a son of the late Luther L. and Frances A. (Shivie) Dixon. He was a member of the United States Navy during World War II and the Korean Conflict. John took advantage of the G.I. Bill of Rights and graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a BS in Industrial Engineering. Upon graduation he started working for Brockway Glass Inc. Here he was employed as a engineer, then advanced to plant management and executive positions. On August 23, 1952, he married Helen M. Cain and they had two sons, the late infant son, John C. Dixon II and Scott D. Dixon. John was a member of Trinity United Presbyterian Church, Hobah Lodge # 276 F&AM of Pennsylvania, The Valley of Coudersport, Syria Temple of Pittsburgh.
Surviving are a son, Scott (Denise) Dixon, granddaughter, Jillian and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Helen M. (Cain) Dixon and son, John C. Dixon II.
Friends may call from 10:00 A.M. till time of Celebration of Life at 11:00 A.M. Friday, October 14, 2022 at Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 830 Military Road, Zanesville with Rev. Deb. Bowsher officiating. Burial will take place at a later date at Morningside Cemetery, Dubois, PA with full military honors by the United States Navy.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Shelter Society, 1430 Newark Road, Zanesville, Ohio 43701.
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