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Walter Dixon

Walter John Dixon

Monday, March 27th, 1950 - Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Obituary

Suddenly on Monday September 30, 2019 at the Louise Marshall Hospital, Mount Forest. in his 70th year. Predeceased by his wife Gwendolyn Dawn (nee Rush), (December 11, 2017). Walter is survived by his children, daughter Marie Dixon, her spouse Andrea McCoy and their son Rowan; daughter Jacqueline (Jackie) Dixon, her partner Joseph, her son Nathan and daughter Naomie; son Jeremie (JD) Dixon, his wife Vicky (nee VanHuisstede), their son Brodie and daughter Robyn. Also left behind to mourn are his two faithful dogs which he called his children (Spirit Bear and Charity Bear). They were always by his side. Dear son of the late Merlin (2009) and the late Helen (1996) Dixon, brother of Jim and his wife Sheila Dixon, his late twin brother Wayne (2004) and Wayne’s late wife Eva (2015) and Louise and her husband Ron Tone. Brother-in-law to Deborah Douglas and her husband Paul, and brother-in-law to Blair Rush and his wife Judy. Also, special friend Stephanie who dropped in twice weekly for a social call and who has been entrusted to one of his most valued companions (Spirit Bear). Also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Walter was a member of Guelph District Shrine Club, Rameses Shrine Temple, and a Member of the Mercer Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite Masons. He had a full life enjoying travel and his work as a Chartered Financial Planner, Personal CFO. For the past 13 years he has loved living by Lake Huron. Visitation will be held Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. and the Funeral Service will be held Monday October 7, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home, 280 St. David St. South, Fergus. Interment to follow at Belsyde Cemetery in Fergus. A time for sharing memories and stories will be held upstairs at the funeral home following the service. Memorial Donations can be directed to Shriners Hospitals for Children — Canada or The Guelph Humane Society for the Dog rescue. Cards available at the Funeral Home (519)843-3100. www.grahamgiddyfh.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 6th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Sunday, October 6th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Graham Giddy Funeral Home, Fergus Chapel
    Address
    280 St. David Street South
    FERGUS, ON
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, October 7th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Monday, October 7th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Graham Giddy Funeral Home, Fergus Chapel
    Address
    280 St. David Street South
    FERGUS, ON
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Martti Pajunen/Celebrant
  • Interment

    Location
    Belsyde Cemetery
    Address
    Thistle St. (off of Union St.)
    FERGUS, ON
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  • Reception

    Location
    Graham Giddy Funeral Home, Fergus Chapel
    Address
    280 St. David Street South
    FERGUS, ON
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Reception to be held after visiting the Belsyde Cemetery.

Donations

Donations are being accepted for: THE GUELPH HUMANE SOCIETY INCORPORATED.

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Scott Walton

Posted at 02:00pm
My sincere condolences to the entire Dixon family during this time. I hope your memories are only good ones and Walter can remain in your thoughts for the days and years to come. Take care of each other and in time the pain will subside.

Fair winds . . . . ..

Scott Walton
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