Edward John "Eddie" Dixon
1930 - 2021
Edward John "Eddie" Dixon
Service Information
Service Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Service Time
11:00 AM
Service Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Burial Information
Burial Date
July 12, 2022
Burial Location
Oakridge Memorial Gardens, 1078 Old Sackville Road, Middle Sackville
Requested Charity
Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia
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Edward John "Eddie" Dixon – 91, Bible Hill, passed away unexpectedly, as a result of natural causes, on Monday, December 20, 2021, at home. Born in Montreal, Quebec, he was a son of the late Jack and Mae (Jackson) Dixon.

Eddie served as a Reservist with Canadian Armed Forces in CFB Gagetown (Truck Dispatch) and Halifax Armories from 1951 – 1953. He worked at various jobs throughout the years, including Goodyear Tire (Installer), Halifax Grammar School (Custodian), Mars Transfer (Truck Driver) and finally at Northwood Terrace (Custodian) from where he retired in 1995. He enjoyed playing the piano and was part of a dance band in earlier years. He enjoyed watching baseball and cheering on Toronto Blue Jays and also watching live horseracing at Bible Hill Raceway and Sackville Downs, as well as watching it on television.

Eddie is survived by his loving wife, Marlene "Nan" (Bailey); children, Beverley (Brian) David, Hammonds Plains; Edward "Buttons" Dixon (Glenda States), Windsor; Renée Dixon (Brian Whidden), Bible Hill; Shawn Dixon, Bible Hill; Terrie Lynn Dixon (Tony Cidadao), Dartmouth; step-daughter, Shelley Tysiakiawacz, Edmonton, Alberta; sister, Rose Emmerson, Halifax; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Norma (Mantley); brothers, Patrick, William; sister, Beulah.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where the funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 12, 2022, Reverend Dr. Joyce Ross officiating. Interment in Oakridge Memorial Gardens, 1078 Old Sackville Road, Middle Sackville.

If so desired, donations in Eddie’s memory to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Eddie’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com

Edward John "Eddie" Dixon