Roscoe Dixon

Born: Thu., Apr. 20, 1944
Died: Thu., May 24, 2012


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., May 28, 2012
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Tue., May 29, 2012
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Home

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Roscoe J. Dixon, 68, of Shelbyville died Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Waldron Health and Rehab Center in Waldron.

He was born April 20, 1944, to Robert and Fern (Rufus) Dixon. He married Rosalie VanHoosier on Oct. 22, 1977, and she preceded him in death Dec. 14, 2006.

Survivors include four daughters, Dawn Slasser of Shelbyville, Betty Britt of Waldron, and Cheryl Leake and Michelle Price, both of Kentucky; two sons, Sherman Hall and Phillip Strunk, both of Shelbyville; three sisters, Dolly Jacobs and Pauline Jacobs, both of Shelbyville, and Blanche Gibson of Indianapolis; two brothers, Tom Dixon of Bloomington and Edmond Dixon of New Mexico; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and three sisters.

Roscoe was self-employed in construction. He enjoyed camping, fishing and football.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2012, at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service & Crematory, 703 S. Harrison St.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at the funeral home with Robert Prather officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery.

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Teresa Hudson
   Posted Mon May 28, 2012
For My Friend Betty:
Roscoe Dixon (1944-2012)
I give you this one thought to keep - I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow, I am the sunlight on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush, I am the swift, uplifting rush of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone - I am with you still - in each new dawn.
Author Unknown
Teresa, January, Ciara, Kelsey, Trace and Jeff

Jessica Cowen
   Posted Mon May 28, 2012
This is for my aunt Betty

I am so sorry for your loss and I am here if you ever need anything. Just think he is up there with some awesome people and one day we will see them again. I will always be here for you just like you were there for us when we lost our dad. Dont ever think for a minute that you cannot reach out to me, because no matter what I got your back. I love you tons and you can get through this. You are such a strong and loving person.

Marci Hungerford
   Posted Tue May 29, 2012
Betty and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Please know you all have been in my thoughts and prayers.

God Bless,
Marci, Mace, Morgan and Madigan

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