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Michael Gray Dixon

June 28, 1970 — April 20, 2024

Yadkinville

Mr. Michael Gray Dixon, 53, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2024. He was born June 28, 1970 in Yadkin County to the late Lester Gray Dixon and Janet Elaine Phillips Dixon. In fond memory, we commemorate Mr. Dixon, a cherished welding educator, inspector, and skilled welder. He touched the lives of over 1,000 students during his dedicated 16-year tenure as an educator. His passion for welding was palpable in every interaction, as he enthusiastically shared his knowledge with others, resulting in an eightfold increase in student enrollment and acquisition of the AWS Welder Workforce grant, among several other accolades. He is survived by his children, Matthew (Kelsey) Dixon, Hope Dixon; grandchildren, Micah Gray Dixon, Katie Lynn Dixon. There will be a celebration of life service, 3:00 PM, Friday, April 26, 2024 in the Gentry Family Chapel with Rev. Chris Hauser officiating. The family would like to thank Michael’s devoted caregiver, Odeana Vanhoy and the staff of Mtn. Valley Hospice for the loving care shown to Michael. Memorial may be made to the American Welding Society (AWS) Foundation at www.aws.org to aid future students in learning the great art of welding. Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville is serving the Dixon family.

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Friday, April 26, 2024

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Gentry Family Funeral Service of Yadkinville

5108 US-601, Yadkinville, NC 27055

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