Dixon, William S. (September 15, 1900 - April 23, 1962)
Last Rites Friday For
Unknown - April, 1962Funeral services for Bill Dixon, long-time county resident, will be held Friday, April 27 at 2:30 p.m. at the Methodist Church with the Rev. Edgar Hoffman officiating. Burial will be in Douglas Park cemetery.
Mr. Dixon passed away Monday, April 23 at the Casper Hospital after undergoing surgery for cancer ten days previously. He was 61 years of age.
William S. Dixon was born Sept. 15, 1900 at Creston, Nebraska, and moved with his family to Humphrey, Neb. when he was 12.
In 1920 he came to Wyoming to visit his brother and here remained to take up a homestead in the Dry Creek area north of Douglas.
On June 2, 1926, he married Mabel E. Ballard at Glenrock. In 1937 he moved his family to Douglas and remained here until 1946 when he bought a home in the Lower LaPrele community where they have resided. He had owned and operated the Natural Bridge Station for the past several years.
Surviving are his wife Mabel; a daughter, Edna Lois Moore of Douglas; three sons, William Morris, Robert Allen, both of Casper, Everett Eugene, Charleston, S.C.; his mother, and one sister, Neva; four grandsons and six granddaughters.
Pall bearers are Fred Marburger, Charles Spracklen, Irving Carlson, Olaf Hansen, Bob Hall, and Bill Barber.