John Daughenbaugh, Supervisor
106 W. Sycamore Street
Snow Shoe, PA 16874
Phone: 814-387-6000
Fax: 814-387-6250

Barbara A. Daughenbaugh, Supervisor
228 S Pennsylvania Ave
P.O. Box 579
Centre Hall, PA 16828
Phone: 814-364-1099
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Robert Dixson

Robert E "Bob" Dixson

Wednesday, November 20th, 1935 - Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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Obituary

Robert E. “Bob” Dixson, 84, of Pine Glen, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at the Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College. Born on November 20, 1935, in Pine Glen, he was the son of the late Alden P and Leora H. (Robinson) Dixson. On February 16, 1957, in Maryland, he married the love of his life, Patricia L Pristash. Patricia survives at home.

Bob attended the Pine Glen School. He was a life member of the Pine Glen United Methodist Church. He worked at the JH France Brick Yard in Snow Shoe, retiring after 34 years of service. While working at the brickyard, he also cut powerline right of ways for many years.

Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing, going for his daily walks, picking blueberries, riding motorcycles, and mowing grass. Not only his grass but his neighbor’s, and the church yard, He loved his grandchildren and spending time with them.

He and Patricia were never apart. He looked after her needs and she looked after his. They had a beautiful relationship that lasted 62 years. He and Patricia enjoyed going to Del Grosso’s park and watch all children play and ride the rides. And of course, he would need to have a chili dog before they headed home. He was truly a kind man and always put others before himself.

Bob is survived by his wife; three sons: Robert A. Dixson and his wife, Denise, of Frenchville, Douglas W. Dixson and his wife, Elaine, of Karthaus, and Gary L. Dixson and his wife, Megan, of Pine Glen and two daughters: Nancy J. Dixson of Milesburg and Michele J. Narehood and her husband, Mike, of Karthaus.

Bob is also survived by one brother, Raymond Dixson of Lanse, two sisters; Esther Repasky and her husband, Richard, and Gladys Hall and her husband, Barry, of Julian, 10 grandchildren, Shannon, Jaysa, Kayla, Michael, Malachi, Micah, Connor, Caylynn, Colby, and Callie and one great grandson, Nolan.

Along with his parents, Bob was preceded in death by two daughters: Melissa J. Dixson (1987) and Cindy L. Dixson (2007), one brother, William Dixson, and one sister, Betty Fye.

There will be a public visitation on Sunday, June 21, 2020 from 5-8pm at the Daughenbaugh Funeral Home in Snow Shoe. Funeral service will be on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 11am at the funeral home with Pastor Catherine W. Dittman officiating. Burial will follow at Centre County Memorial Park in State College.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Pine Glen United Methodist Church, 104 North Main St. Pine Glen, Karthaus, PA 16845.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Daughenbaugh Funeral Home, 106 W. Sycamore St. Snow Shoe. An online guest book can be signed or condolences to the family available at www.daughenbaughfuneralhome.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, June 21st, 2020 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Sunday, June 21st, 2020 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Daughenbaugh Funeral Home
    Address
    106 W. Sycamore St.
    SNOW SHOE, PA 16874
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  • Service

    Monday, June 22nd, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday, June 22nd, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Daughenbaugh Funeral Home
    Address
    106 W. Sycamore St.
    SNOW SHOE, PA 16874
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    Officiant
    Pastor Cathy Dittman
  • Interment

    Location
    Centre County Memorial Park
    Address
    STATE COLLEGE, PA

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George Leathers

Posted at 11:53am
Lot of great times hunting together
Will miss talking to him

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Connie M McGovern

Posted at 09:21pm
Pat,
We were really saddened to hear of your husband’s passing. Although we never had the pleasure of meeting him, it sounds like he was an amazing husband, father, and grandfather; and a wonderful friend that blessed so many with his kindness. You certainly have a beautiful family and I trust you will lean on them during this difficult loss. Sending lots of prayers and comforting hugs. Connie & Joe McGovern
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Robin Bartges

Posted at 06:09pm
I just heard this sad news today 6/20/20. I'm so sorry Pat, Nancy,Bobby,Doug,Michelle and Gary. Your Dad and my memory of him will live in my mind till I die.
 
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Sherry Cramer Posted at 06:23pm

Nancy, Was so sorry hear about your Dad. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please take care. Love you
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