Family Login:


Share This Obituary
Resources

Send Flowers
 Send Flowers


Memories & Candles

“My wife and I Linda Temelkoff Schuller worked at Boardman Drug back in the late 70's while I was in pharmacy school Jim was very kind to us and took...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Mark and Linda Schuller

“Dixon family - my thoughts are with you all at this difficult time. It was years ago but I do remember Jim's graciousness in sharing his home and...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Kathy Davidson Shank

“Jim & Family - Sorry to hear of your loss. Will never forget the times on Rogers Lake where he taught us to ski. Truly a great time spent with a...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Michael & Nancy Basinsky

“My prayers and thoughts are with you. I didn't know Jim but I knew his father many years ago. God bless you.Donna Newhart Herzog ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Donna Newhart Herzog

“My heart and thoughts are with you Melinda and your family at this time of loss. Thinking of you- ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Rica A.

“Mary Lou & family my prayers are with you all & that you will feel God's love & comfort in knowing Jim is resting with our heavenly Father. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Sandra Slack

“I only know JD for a short time, but he definitely made an impression. He will be greatly missed . My prayers and condolences to his very loving...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Sonya Miller

“I had the Pleasure of meeting Jimmy just a year ago. He and Mary Lou Welcomed Me as They had known Me for years. He was a Very Charming Man that...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Rebecca Young - Berlin Center, OH


Canfield – A memorial service celebrating the life of James Luke Dixon will be held 11 AM Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Jim passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospital Boardman Campus at the age of 85. Jim was born on April 30, 1932 in Bellaire, Ohio the son of James A. and Nell (Luke) Dixon. He graduated from Bellaire High School in 1950, then continued with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Ohio Northern University. He was employed by Gray Drug, then joined in partnership with several other independent drug stores. He was best known as the neighborhood pharmacist at Boardman Drugs. Jim was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and the Ohio Pharmaceutical Association. He was married to Marylou Thomas in 1955, and they were married for 62 years. His second love was spending time with his horses at "Far Away Farms" on Herbert Road. Besides his wife, Jim leaves behind 3 wise and witty children (one of course whom wrote this), James T. (Brenda) Dixon of Canfield, Melinda L. Dixon of Columbus, and Jodi D. (Emil) Dzuray of Columbia, MD, 4 grandchildren Tyler and Kyle Dixon, Hadley and Hope Dzuray, 2 sisters, Lynne (Robert) Hess of Seneca Lake, OH and Diane (John) Pience of Springfield, OH., as well as his horses, S.O.B., Bobby Sox, Dusty, Chris, Star and Veda. Jim was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson Jonathan Dzuray, Friends may call from 10 to 11 AM Saturday at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, where a memorial service will begin at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Westminster Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund. Friends and family may view this obituary and give their condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com