Robert Glen Dixon

January 03, 1945 ‒ February 25, 2020

Butler, Ohio

BUTLER: Robert Glen Dixon, 75, of Butler, Ohio, and former Scioto County resident, passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2020 in the Laurels of Mt. Vernon, following an extended illness.

The son of Leonard and Edith (Stone) Dixon, Glen was born January 3, 1945 in Caribou, Maine.

On January 25, 1964 he married Janie Smith.

Glen worked as an insurance agent for Western & Southern.  He retired in 2000 after working 32 years.

He loved nature and enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially around the Richland County area. Detailed, Glen took meticulous care of his lawn.

Over the years, Glen amassed a large collection of sports cards.  He also volunteered for the food bank at 1st Baptist Church in Bellville.  Glen had an ornery streak.  He was happiest when surrounded by family, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his devoted wife Janie Dixon of Butler; son Leonard (Amanda) Dixon of Monroeville and daughter Glenda (Alan) Kitzmiller of Bellville; grandchildren Ashley (Andy) Kniceley, Derek Dixon, Michael Prendergast, Kayla (Matt) Tackett, Abbey Kitzmiller, Caleb Dixon, Cayden Dixon, and Peyton Dixon; great grandchildren Jackson Kniceley an Bentley Tackett; brother Acel (Jean) Dixon of Ironton; nephews Brian (Jessica) Dixon and Jeff (Jessica) Dixon; four great nephews Duke, Bo, Jax, and Acel.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his sons Robert Dixon and Kevin Dixon.

The Dixon family will receive friends Friday, February 28, 2020 from 6-8 pm in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home, 81 Mill Road, Bellville, Ohio 44813.  Visitation will continue Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 12pm-2pm in Brant Funeral Home, 422 Harding Avenue, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662, where funeral services will begin at 2 pm. Pastor Rick Levering will officiate.  Burial will follow in Scioto Burial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Glen’s memory may be made to Kindred Hospice, 112 Harcourt Road #3, Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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  • Sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs for your family. Janie, you put the love and faith, back in to unity of marriage. Till death you part. You stood by your husband, faithfully. Speak so well of you. He knew he was loved by and his family. He is at peace, now. God bless you and your family.

  • You have my deepest and warmest condolences. Just know there are people who love you and care about your well being. May you get through the next few days with God’s Blessings. Remember he is at rest now and in a beautiful place. My Thoughts and Prayers are with you and the family, try to relax my Friend. Hugs from here.

  • I am so sorry for you Janie and your family. I have never met Glenn but I know him though you sweet lady. He will be missed by everyone, but everyone can go to be with him. We must stay until God calls us home to be with our loved ones that have gone before. Janie you are a wonderful person and wife. When Glenn was in need you were by his side. God sees all and is pleased. Love to all

  • Prayers for your entire family who feel the loss of Robert. Although we didn’t know him it sounds like he was a wonderful man. Leonard and Amanda know our prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    Deacon Mike and Diane Wasiniak

  • I first met Glen when he sold insurance. one of this first questions he ask me was did I know you. his love for you just glowed. so sorry for you and your family.

  • My prayers are with you all in the loss of Glen. Although I never met him, his wife Jeannie was a devoted wife and help-mate through his illness. May the Lord bless you all and give you strength.

  • Janie and family. You have my deepest sympathy. You and your family were so devoted to Glen. What a testimony to the man he was. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Dear Mrs. Dixon, I know the heart pain you now have. Please accept my condolences and know I will say a prayer for you and your family today.

  • Janie & Family,

    My sincerest condolences to you. Long ago were the days of my Dad & I coming over to get Nightcrawlers from Glen, but those days are never forgotten.

    April Kenison.