Dixie Lee Wirick

December 06, 1956 ‒ May 11, 2015

Fredericktown, Ohio

Dixie Lee Wirick, age 58, of Fredericktown, Ohio, passed away on Monday, May 11, 2015 at her residence. She was born on December 6, 1956 in Mount Vernon, Ohio the daughter of Robert C. and Ruth (Dunlap) Wirick. Dixie graduated from the Ohio School for the Deaf in Columbus, Ohio and was a 29 year employee of the Columbus Distribution Center of the United States Postal Service. In her younger years, Dixie enjoyed taking care of her horses and participated in many of the local barrel racing contest. She had a gentle soul that touched the lives of so many. Dixie was a member of the Fredericktown Church of Christ.

She is survived by her loving mother, a brother, William (Tammy) Wirick of Bellville, a sister, Charlotte (Robert) White of Apopka, Florida, niece and nephews, Bill (April) Wirick, Kyle Wirick, Wesley White, Bobby Wirick and Amanda Wirick, great niece and nephews, Addison, Liam, Collin and Hayden.

She was preceded in death by her father, Robert C. Wirick and a brother, Robert V. Wirick.

A funeral service will be held on Friday beginning at 11 a.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown where friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Mr. Aaron Veyon will be officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Chesterville.

Memorial contributions in Dixie’s name may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Dixie Lee Wirick.

  • I remember Dixie and I went to school with her. I remember her as a sweet, nice and short girl. May Dixie fly with the angels. God Bless.

  • So very sorry to hear about Dixie. Thinking of all of you. You have our Deepest Sympathy.

  • To the Wirick family, so sorry to hear of your loss. I only met her a few times and she was a sweet lady. I send healing love to all.

  • Sorry to hear about Dixie. She is sweet lady and good sports. Miss her but prayer for her family. Let her go with the heaven.

  • I remember playing softball with Dixie when we were kids. May God give you the strength and peace that you will need to get through this difficult time.

  • We were very shocked to see that Dixie had passed. Pleased know that all our thoughts prayers are with you and yours in this very hard time.

  • So sorry for your loss , keep all your good memories deep in your heart . May God bless each and everyone of you .

  • She was so sweet girl at OSD. It was hardly can’t believed that she already go home in heaven. Give to all of your family be with my prayer .

  • Ruth,
    So sorry for your loss. I know how special Dixie was to you. Remember all the precious memories.

  • So sorry your loss.i missed her very much. She is very very sweet girl and short girl
    Praying for her and family It is very good memories on osd.

  • I am shock that Dixie pass away, I always remember of her she was love sports in school. Hardly believe she gone to heaven I pray all of family comfortable

  • I am very sorry that loss Dixie. I know her because she is my classmate. She always talk her family and horse. She love to play basketball. She is sweet lady. She is going home with Jesus. Pray for her family need comfortable and strength. I always remember of her.

  • I am very sorry about your loss.. Dixie was in my typing class and classmate, she was a good, sweet woman. She is in good hands with God…Prayers for your comfort and strength….

  • Ruth , Charlotte and family, so very sorry for the lost of loved one Dixie, many blessings and prayers at this time of sorrow.

  • Ruth and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. She was always so sweet and gentle. Dixie is very dearly missed!

  • I am shocked about Dixie I knew her she loves 5o play sports and loving I pray for her she went to heaven with peace we sure love her she was very sweet and gently

  • So sorry to hear of Dixie’s passing, she was always a joy to have in our store.

  • Bill and family, our thoughts and prayers for everyone in passing of Dixie. Remember all of the good times and know that she is in a better place with the Lord.

  • Ruth and family,

    Please accept our deepest sympathy and heartfelt thoughts. May God be with you at this difficult time. Dixie and I were a good friend for a long time. She was a very sweet and lovely lady. She will be missed very much by all of us.
    Love you
    Amy and Ed

  • So Sorry of Dixies passing, my prayers go out to family, The wiricks were such good friends, I live right next door to the place they used to live in Fredericktown. God bless you Greg.

  • To Dixie Wirick Family, We are saddened to hear of your sudden loss. She was a great girl at Ohio School for the Deaf in Columbus, Ohio. Our deepest sympathy, Pegi and Elwin

  • I will miss Dixie very much. I worked with her at the post office. We both had the same seniority date. I always enjoyed our talks and she had the best smile 🙂 She loved the Lord very much and read her devotional daily. Such a sweet person.

  • My prayers go out to the whole family. Dixie was the sweetest person I have ever met. I am so thankful the Lord put her in my life as a friend. I will miss her.

  • Ruth and Family,
    We were so shocked to hear of Dixie’s passing. We have a lot of good memories of her when we were neighbors. Our heartfelt sympathy to all of you. Keeping you in our prayers.
    Jim , Rhonda and family

  • So saddened by Dixie’s passing. Even though I didn’t know sign language we were still able to communicate. She would always ask about my son and grandchildren. My prayers go out to her family at this time of sorrow. She is gone way too soon.

  • I remember her in my school days at Ohio School for the Deaf in 73-76. She was in driving education class with me. She was very sweet lady in Ohio School for the Deaf as I was student until graduation in 1976. I had not see her since graduation until found out her passed away. We will miss her but her sweet are forever. Let her go home with Lord. TERRENCE (TERRY ) AYCOCK, 76 graduate OSD.

  • I worked beside Dixie the last past year almost everyday at the Post Office . I will miss her smile and the laughs we shared . She was a very sweet , loving and caring lady . Rest in peace my friend .

  • Dear Ruth and Family, We were sadden to hear of Dixie’s passing. She was a very gracious ,sweet,and loving person and will be missed by all that knew her. But how sweet to know where she went. Our prayers and thoughts are with you now and always. We hope to see in June when we travel to Ohio. Love, Earnie and Bertha Frazier

  • Ruth,
    So sorry to hear about loss of your lovely daughter Dixie! She was my classmate at OSD many time . My name is Carl Nickels and call me Chip. You should remember me at school from 1962 to 1977 and she do the same . She was with me for prom when we were in 11 grade . I keep think about all of you since I heard that happen !
    Keep you all my prayer with hugs,
    Chip Nickels

    • Dixie’s sister.. We do remember you and came across the prom picture when putting her service together. Thank you for your sentiments.

  • So sorry to hear of the passing of Dixie. She was a wonderful girl when I knew her. I know how precious she was to your family, Ruth.
    With sympathy,
    Mary

  • I met Dixie twenty years ago, working at the post office. I worked with her much a few years ago, and often saw her at work after that time. I will miss her. My condolences to you all.

  • I just found out about this from Don & Susan Algire my heart dropped I’m so sorry to hear of this Dixie & I spent the best times horseback riding, fishing, swimming, I enjoyed everything about her she had the biggest muscles in her arms and it took them to hold back the Thoroughbred mare she rode . Thinking of Ruth, Bill, Charlott and what a loss for them so sorry.. Colby