Terrel Leland Dixon, 77, passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 at Linden Estates. Terrel was born on Nov. 14, 1940 to Florence and Leland Dixon in Leroy, Kan., where he grew up and graduated high school.

Terrel Dixon

On June 13, 1959, Terrel married Sharon Lee Dupuy in Humbolt, Kan. They lived in Topeka, Kan. for five years before moving to several different towns and states as part of Terrel’s job working for a company that buried underground telephone cable.

In 1974, they settled in Paxton where Terrel worked for the telephone company. In 1987, they moved to Wallace where they retired in 2005.

Terrel was a hardworking man who enjoyed working around the house and in his yard after he retired. He loved to travel with Sharon, especially to Hawaii, where they spent numerous vacations.

Terrel was a loving and devoted husband to Sharon for 55 years until she passed in 2015.

He leaves behind his son, Keith, daughter-in-law, Peggy, and grandchildren, Justis and Allison, who live in Maryland.

Terrel was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation was chosen and private family services will be held. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in care of arrangements.

Online condolences may be shared at carptermemorial.com.