He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Gerald Donoho, of the Sycamore Valley Community; a daughter-in-law, Joyce Dixon, of the Difficult Community; 3 sisters, Lecta Pearl Sircy, Gainesboro, TN; Sally Bell Thomas, of the Gladdice Community; and Irene Cook, Hartsville, TN; 6 grandchildren, Charlotte Day, Allen Dixon, Timothy Dixon, Bridget Silcox, Cynthia Dixon, and Joseph Dixon; and 8 great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife and parents, he was also preceded in death by 2 sons, Will John Dixon and Jerry Dixon, 3 brothers, Bedford Dixon, Hubert Dixon, and Ottis Dixon, and 4 sisters, Ann Woodard, Altie Mullinax, Nettie Scott, and Georgie Holmes.
Funeral services for Will T. Dixon were conducted at 4:00 PM Wednesday, October 5, 2005 at Alexander-Goad Funeral Home with Eld. Terry Austin and Eld. Wayne Gregory officiating. Burial was in Pirtle Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Joseph Dixon, Allen Dixon, Timothy Dixon, Troy Day, Thomas Dixon, and Lannie Thomas. Honorary pallbearers were Dustin Silcox and Anthony Martin.
Alexander-Goad Funeral Home in Lafayette, TN in charge of arrangements.