“Servant of God, Well Done!” Bro. Harry Dixon, Jr. peacefully stepped aboard the chariot of eternal life to receive his just reward at his home in Marrero, LA on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. Harry Dixon Jr., was born September 16, 1950 in New Orleans, LA, to the union of the late Harry Dixon Sr., and Thelma Mackie Dixon. He was the first-born male of seven siblings.
Harry received his formal education in the Orleans Parish Public School System and was a graduate of Joseph S. Clark High School. He was drafted into the United States Army and served his active duty in the Vietnam War. After returning home, he enrolled in Delgado Community College of New Orleans, LA where he received his Associate Degree in the field of Criminal Justice.
Harry was united in holy matrimony to his first wife Catherine Washington Dixon for 35 years and to that union two children were born, Harry III and Keva Dixon. He also loved and reared his three step children, James Billy Russell Jr., Caffrey Russell and Treva Armstrong. He later met and married his current wife Hortense Lazard Dixon.
He was a member of the Little Zion Baptist Missionary Baptist Church #3.
He leaves to cherish his legacy in the life book of memories his wife, Hortense Lazard Dixon, his children/step-children, Harry (Andrea) Dixon III and Keva Dixon, Treva (Mark) Armstrong of Atlanta, GA, Caffrey Russell of Atlanta, GA, Tanya (Tyrone) Martin, Shawntele (Gary) Green, Dwayne (Michelle) Moncrief of Canton, MI and Damonde (April) Moncrief of McKinney, TX. His siblings, Bertha (Herman) Rhodes, Sheila Dixon-Vincent, Linda (Kenny) Rogers, Stone Mountain, GA, Tyronne Dixon, Chicago, IL and Wendell (Shelia) Dixon Sr of Snellville, GA. His mother-in-law Rita Lazard, brother-in-law William Rodney Lazard and sister-in-law Consuelo Lazard. Bro. Dixon also leaves behind twenty-one grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, the late Harry Sr. and Thelma Mackie Dixon, son, James Billy Russell, Jr., and his sister Yolande Clivens.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Service on Friday, October 2, 2020, at Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church#3 located at 441 Wilson Street, Marrero LA., 70072, at 10 a.m. The visitation will begin at 8:30 a.m. Pastor Norman D. Smith, III officiating. Interment will follow at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery located at 34888 Grantham College Dr., Slidell, LA.
Due to COVID-19, everyone in attendance MUST wear a face mask or other proper facial covering and practice social distancing.
Funeral planning entrusted to ROBINSON FAMILY FUNERAL HOME located at 9611 LA – 23, BELLE CHASSE, LA 70037. (504) 208 – 2119.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Harry Dixon, please visit our floral store.