Paul L. Dix, 92, Humboldt, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Paul was born Aug. 13, 1925, near Savonburg, Kansas to George and Dolly (Miller) Dix.
He married Edna Cook on Nov. 30, 1953, in Yates Center. He entered service with the U.S. Army in January 1954, and later settled in LaHarpe. To this union were born five children. Paul and Edna moved to Humboldt in 2007.
Paul was a person of many trades, including farming, operating an auto salvage yard, doing auto repair, oil drilling, logging and operating a sawmill. He always had an eye open for a new business venture. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, dancing and roller skating in his younger years, and enjoyed traveling to play bingo later in life. The greatest joy in his life was spending time with his grandkids and great-grandkids.
Paul is survived by his five children; Terry (Joye) Dix of Gas, Joe (Latoya) Dix of Humboldt, Becky (Jerry) Sullivan of Garden City, Debbie (Mike) Jones of Humboldt and Paul (Joanne) Dix of Chicago; grandchildren, Brandon Dix, Christopher Dix, Kerri Lynn Simmons, Ryan Koethler, Derek Dix, Sara Jones, Jodie Jones, Piper Jones and Ethan Dix; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Wayne Dix, a sister, Lena Conger, and several nieces and nephews.
Services begin Monday with visitation from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, 1883 U.S. 54, Iola, followed by a graveside service at 2 o’clock at Gas City Cemetery. Notes for his family can be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.
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