John R. “Rex” Dixon, 93, of Aledo, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019, at Aledo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Services will be 6:00 p.m. Friday, August 2, at Nichols Bewley Funeral and Cremation Services, Aledo. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until service time on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Aledo Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the John Rex Dixon Memorial Fund. Please share your love, support and memories of Rex with his family at www.NicholsBewley.com.

John R. “Rex” Dixon, 93, of Aledo, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019, at Aledo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Services will be 6:00 p.m. Friday, August 2, at Nichols Bewley Funeral and Cremation Services, Aledo.  Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until service time on Friday at the funeral home.  Burial will be at the Aledo Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the John Rex Dixon Memorial Fund. Please share your love, support and memories of Rex with his family at www.NicholsBewley.com.

He was born November 7, 1925, in Aledo, IL, the son of Frank and Cleo Goddard Dixon. He served overseas in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Rex was a police officer for the City of Aledo.  He retired in 1985, after 30 years of service.

Those left to honor and cherish his memory include his son, Randy Dixon of Aledo; daughter, Julie (Timothy) McNall of Muscatine; grandchildren, Karissa Bysinger of Aledo, Brandy Mitchell of Aledo, Melissa Dixon of East Peoria, IL, Jadelyn Dixon of Aledo, Britta Dixon of Muscatine and Dody Kelly of Aledo; and eight great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers Wayne Dixon and Loren Dixon, and daughter Stacey Mitchell.