May 4, 2022
Benjamin Franklin Dixon, 70, of Benld, Ill., died at his residence on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. He was born July 26, 1951, in St. Louis, Mo., to William Dixon and Jenny Carroll Dixon Wilson. He married Cindy Dixon, and she survives.
He was a truck driver and had worked at Diamond Meat Packing in Carlinville. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during Vietnam. Benjamin was a knife collector.
He is survived by his children, Terrie Holmes of Gillespie, Elisabeth Dixon of Litchfield, Cindy Wallace of Litchfield; step-children, Travis Pryor, Christopher Pryor; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and siblings, John Wilson, Marie Balderson, Pam Boutwell and Sherry Teague. Benjamin was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
No public services are scheduled.
Condolences may be left online at http://www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home in Benld was in charge of arrangements.