CAVE-IN-ROCK, Ill. — Services for Robert E. Dixon, 73, of Hardin County will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Rose-Gilbert Funeral Home in Cave-in-Rock. Burial will be in Cave Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Dixon died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in a nursing home in Harrisburg.
He worked for Caterpillar Tractor Co. in Aurora for 40 years.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda Dixon; three children, Rebecca Calvert of Sandwich, Robert Dixon of Burbank, Calif., and Karla (Rick) Wheeler of Wahpeton, N.D.; two grandchildren; three brothers, Clarence Dixon of Cave-in-Rock, Galen Dixon of Metropolis and Jimmy Dixon of Rosiclare; three stepchildren, Benny Orman and David Orman, both of Cave-in-Rock, and Kim Orman of Metropolis; four stepgrandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one sister. His parents were Carl and Thelma Dixon.
Friends may call after 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at the funeral home.