A lifelong resident of the area, Vincent R. Dixon, affectionately known as Bobby, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018 at Northern Riverview Health Care Center in Haverstraw, NY. He was 81 years old. Son of the late John E. Dixon and the late Josephine Johnson Dixon, he was born August 3, 1936 in West Point, NY.
Bobby was a graduate of Sacred Heart School and James I. O'Neill High School in Highland Falls. He was a retired Roofer with DHPW at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY. Bobby was an avid football and basketball fan and played on the James I. O'Neill High School Football team.
Survivors include his loving companion, Marion Graham and her family of Highland Falls; his brother Clifford Dixon of Boston, MA, his sister Jean M. Pride of Boston, MA, and several nieces and nephews. Bobby was predeceased by his brothers: Collin, Ronald, Eugene and John, and his sisters, Dolores McClemons, Yvonne Dubois, Catherine Nichols, and Margaret "Midge" McKnight.
In following Bobby's wishes, there will be no visitation or public funeral. Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory, Middle Hope, NY.
Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 2 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 103, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-4060.