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Michael L. Dixon

4/2/2019 - 5/12/2019

PEKIN ~ Michael Lee Dixon, 64, of Pekin, passed away at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 12, 2019 at his home.

He was born April 2, 1955 in Peoria to Lloyd Lisco and Mary Jean (Trapper) Dixon.

Surviving are his mother, Mary Jean Dixon of Pekin; two daughters, Jessica (Danny) Thompson of Marquette Heights and Sebrina L. Burris of Mesa, Arizona; three grandchildren; one brother, Joe (Theresa) Dixon of Dunlap; and one sister, Cindy (Keith) Galyean of Manito.

His father and one grandson, Evan Wallace, preceded him in death.

He served in the United States Navy.

He was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. Michael loved to play music and was in a band for many years.

Michael lived in Florida for many years and recently moved back to Illinois to be closer to his family.

A celebration of life gathering will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL  61554 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Midwest Affiliate, 4722 North Sheridan Road, Peoria, IL 61614.

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