Funeral services are Tuesday at 11 a.m. the Chapel with Rev. O.M. Wilson and Rev. Sherman Dix officiating. Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery under the direction of the Mallory-Martin Funeral Home of Spiro.
He is survived by his wife, Alice, of the home; a daughter, Helen Rethman and husband George of Spiro; two sons, John Dix and wife, Brenda of Spiro, and Ralph E. Dix of Spiro; a brother, Eddie Dix of Bakersfield, Cal.; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several great-great grandchildren.
He was preced in death by his parents; four brothers; four sisters; and a grandson.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons James Dix, Todd Dix, Toby Dix, George Richard Rethman, Michael Rethman and Tab Rethman.
Honorary pallbearers are Nolen Branscum, Stan Cottrell and Dave Whitaker.
Family visitation is Monday from 6 to 8 p.m.