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Kenneth M. Dixon

April 23, 1938 September 5, 2019
Kenneth M. Dixon
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LEWISTON, ME – Chief Kenneth M. Dixon, Andover Fire Department, 81, of Andover, Maine died Thursday, September 5, 2019 at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Lewiston, ME.
He was born April 23, 1938 in Fitchburg, MA, the son of Milton and Georgia (Gunnersen) Dixon, and graduated from Caribou High School Class of 1956. He served with the U. S. Army during the Korean War.
Ken worked at the Raytheon Company in Massachusetts for several years and then moved to Andover, Maine where he worked at the Andover Earth Station as a Technician Supervisor until retirement.
Ken was a volunteer fireman for the Andover Fire Department for many years until becoming Chief and served for over 20 years until retirement, but even in retirement he still served the department until his death. Ken was a member and past president of Western Maine Firefighter’s Association. He also was a member of Northern Oxford Mutual Aid Association, The Maine State Federation of Firefighters where he served as a Delegate for Oxford County. Ken was a member of The Maine Fire Chief’s Association and served on the board of directors for many years as a representative for Oxford County. Ken also was a Maine Fire Chief of the Year recipient.
Ken was married in Andover, MA January 6, 1962 to Alice Mosher who died June 8, 2014 and was married in Andover, ME on September 27, 2018 to Sharon Coolidge Hutchins who survives of Andover. Other survivors include daughter Karin Dixon of Minot; sons Robert Dixon and wife Jennifer of Andover and Michael Dixon and wife Deborah of Saudi Arabia; 12 grandchildren Nyia and Maecy Dixon, Kaylin and Patrick Milligan, Lindsey Michaud and husband Nate, Eric, Grace, Coral, Rebecca, Austin and Jason Buck, and Jacob O’Leary ; many great grandchildren; stepson Christian Hutchins and wife Jennifer of Casco and their daughter Samantha; step-daughter Deanna Fowles and husband Bruce of Bethel and their children Madison and Nolan; a brother Jack Dixon and a sister Toby Young; and several nieces and nephews
Friends are invited to sign the family guest book and share their thoughts, condolences and fond memories online at
A Fireman’s graveside services will be conducted with military honors 4 pm Thursday, September 12, 2019 at the Woodlawn Cemetery, Andover, Maine. In lieu of flowers, please contribute in his memory to the Kenneth M. Dixon Fund c/o P. O. 126, Andover, Maine 04216. Arrangements are under the care of the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, CREMATION AND MONUMENT SERVICES 3 Franklin Street, P. O. Box 537, Rumford, ME 04276

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4:00 PM 9/12/2019 4:00:00 PM
Woodlawn Cemetery

Andover, ME

Woodlawn Cemetery
Andover ME
United States

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Woodlawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

Andover, ME

Andover ME
United States

Memorial Contribution

Kenneth M. Dixon Fund

P. O. Box 126
Andover, Maine 04216

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