Daniel S. “Dan” Dixon, of Etowah, and previously of Sweetwater, passed away on Sunday morning, Jan. 27, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his family. Dan was a U.S. Navy veteran that served in the Korean War, was deputy sheriff with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, past post commander of Sweetwater V.F.W. Gold Star Post 5156, and a member of the AM Vets of Etowah TN-0100, The American Legion 0106.

He was 84 years old.

Preceded in death by: his parents, James Earl and Maggie Mae Studdard Dixon; wife, Jessie Fry Dixon; brothers, James, Neal and Don Dixon; sisters, Margaret Wells, Viola Dixon; stepbrother, Bud Newman; stepsister, Tommie Knox.

Survivors include: his wife, Barbara Johnson Dixon;

Daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Blake Bondy;

Stepson, Darrin Johnson;

Granddaughters and husbands, Gail and Troy Sensibaugh, Tiffany and Dwight Armstrong;

Half-sister and husband, Wanda and G.A. Patterson;

Several great-grandchildren, cousins, nephews and nieces;

Special friend, Jo Chastian;

Special friends and neighbors.

The body is at Sweetwater Memory Chapel, where the family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. The funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in Sweetwater Memory Chapel, with Pastor Jon Campbell officiating. Graveside service and interment will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, in Sweetwater Memorial Park, with military honors provided by the Sweetwater Gold Star Post V.F.W 5156. Members of the Monroe Co. Disable American Veteran Chapter 93, American Legion 0106 and the AM Vets of Etowah TN0100.

Sweetwater Memory Chapel in charge of the arrangements.