Billy Dix


Mr. William Francis “Billy” Dix Jr., 79, husband of Janice Brittingham Dix and a resident of Seaford, Del., formerly of Cardinal Acres in Parksley, passed away Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del., with his loving and caring wife by his side.

Born May 19, 1940, in Nassawadox, he was a son of the late William Francis Dix and Helen Louise Parks Dix. Mr. Dix was an electrician, member of the Christian Church of Seaford, longtime member of the Parksley Volunteer Fire Company, and a member of the former Nelsonia Moose Lodge.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Trina Bradshaw, of Hallwood, and Michael Ray Dix Sr., of Hebron, Md.; his stepchildren, Tiffany Woodall and husband, Jason, of Greenwood, Del., and Russell Allen Brittingham and wife, Sue, of Laurel, Del.; a brother, Irvin Lee Dix Sr. and wife, Betty, of Parksley; grandchildren, Stephanie B. Chance and husband, Cody, Melanie Bradshaw, Kristopher Payne, Michael Dix Jr., Jason Brittingham, Hunter Slater, Haley Slater, Evan Woodall, Emily Woodall, Marybeth Johnson, and Sarah Fleetwood; many great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Dix was predeceased by a wife, Jo Ann Crockett Dix, and a son, William Anthony Dix.

His funeral service was conducted from the chapel of the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Art Decker officiating. Interment followed in the Parksley Cemetery.

Memorial donations in Mr. Dix’s name may be made to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE  19963, or to Christiana Hospital, C/O Christiana Care Health System, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE  19899.

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Arrangements were made by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.