Billy Ray "Bill" Dixon, 69, of Richmond, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017, at his home.
Bill, the son of the late Claude Dixon and Ida Stamper Dixon, was born in Estill County on December 22, 1947. He enjoyed dirt track racing but especially loved each member of his family. He was a member of Viney Fork Baptist Church.? On May 6, 1966, Bill was united in marriage to Lullie Powell Dixon who survives. ? He is also survived by: his son, Jerry Dixon and Phyllis of Irvine; his daughter, Renee Messina and Joe of Berea; three brothers, Claude E. Dixon, Delbert Dixon and April and Charles Dixon and Anna; seven sisters, Judy Dixon, Caroline Newman and William, Barbara Cain and Andy, Peggy Jones and Paul, Mae Smith and Ricky, Pamela Proctor and Danny and Donna Wise and Gerald; five grandchildren, Matthew Messina and Becky, Nick Messina and Chloe, Amanda Adams and Derrick, Cassie Guinn and Shelby Dixon and Wesley; three great-grandchildren, Zayden, Preston and Landon; two sisters-in-law, Delores Dixon and Sue Dixon and several nieces and nephews.
Bill was also preceded in death by two brothers, Eugene Dixon and Roger Dixon. ? Family and friends may gather from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home.
The family has chosen a private service.
Published on May 26, 2017