James Eric Dixon was born March 6, 1973 in Warren County and passed away peacefully at his home on Sept. 26 after an arduous battle with lung cancer.
He was preceded in death by his father James Aaron Dixon, maternal grandfather Raymond Adcock and paternal grandfather Bill Dixon.
Eric is survived by his wife Tara Rhea Dixon and daughter Raven Dixon, Johanna Rhea, AliBeth, Braylen and Jesse Steakley. Additional survivors include his mother and stepfather Sherry and Les Trotman, siblings and their spouses Christie and Tim Smith, Shannon and Ricky Shelton, Leslie and Jaqui Trotman, Elizabeth and Craig Kohler and Stephanie and Martin Brown, maternal grandmother Georgia Adcock and paternal grandmother Fern Smith Dixon. Eric is also survived by a large and loving extended family including numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or other charitable work.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 29, 2021