Drew Dixon

Published 9:57 am Wednesday, August 19, 2015

CARRSVILLE — Drew Franklin Dixon, 69, passed away on Aug. 18, 2015.

He was born in Suffolk, and was a lifelong resident of Isle of Wight County.

He was predeceased by his parents, Sheriff B.F. Dixon and Ida Virginia Dixon, and was a member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church.

Drew was a 1965 graduate of Windsor High School, a U.S. Air Force veteran (1966-1970), a graduate of Paul D. Camp Community College and the FBI National Academy. Drew served with the Franklin Police Department from 1971 to 1984, and with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Department from 1984 to 1987, and more recently was the owner of Dashiell’s in Suffolk.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Carole Rose Dixon; a daughter, Jennifer D. Railey (Edward); a son, Lee F. Dixon; and five grandchildren, Addison, Caroline, Carson and Chaney Hutto and Jackson Railey.

The graveside funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 20, in Beaver Dam Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to a favorite charity.