Dixon D. Zeigler, 93, of Stonington, Illinois died 11:55 pm, January 4th, 2015 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. He was born June 6, 1921 in Stonington, IL the son of Fritz R. and Catherine Dechert Dixon. He married Sandra Cummings in Branson Missouri.

Dixon grew up on a farm North of Stonington where he farmed until his retirement. He was the youngest of four children. Dick was a lifelong member of the Stonington United Methodist Church. Dixon is remembered as a quiet man of dignified bearing, generous to a fault, and was loved and respected by all who knew him. He will be missed.

Dixon is survived by his stepchildren Chris Cummings of Shelbyville, Kim Myers and Kevin Cummings of Taylorville as well as nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Sandra Cummings Zeigler, sisters Genevieve Wade and Erma L. Dwyer and his brother Fritz Kenneth Zeigler and wife Edna, as well as his stepdaughter’s husband, Terry Myers.

There will be a private graveside services at Old Stonington Cemetery.

McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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