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Cornelius "Corn" Dixson

1980 ~ 2023 (age 43) 43 Years Old
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Cornelius "Corn" Dixson Obituary

Cornelius J. "Corn" Dixson, 43, of Peoria, IL, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 1, 2023, in the emergency room of OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born on February 12, 1980 in Mississippi to the late Sam Dixson Sr. and Sallie Mae Williams.

Raised in Macomb, IL, Corn grew up in a bustling household with his mother, step-father Jack Huston, sister Marsha Johnson, and four brothers: Craig (Stephanie) Dixson, Fred (Venessa) Dixson, Kevin Dixson, and Sam (Jenica) Dixson. He also shared a close bond with his other siblings, Sherry (James) Hazel, Anthony (Cindy) Dixson, and Mamey Lee Dixson. The Dixson household was always filled with laughter and love, and Corn was often at the heart of it, his favorite color, red, reflecting his vibrant personality and zest for life.

Corn had many passions, but his family was always at the forefront. He was close to his mother, with whom he spent many years and visited often. His loyalty extended to his brothers, always ready to lend a hand or offer support when needed. Although he did not have children of his own, Corn was a proud uncle who cherished his role in the lives of his nieces and nephews. He was a beloved figure to Shanice Collins, Kiar Young, John Thomas, Johnnice Thomas, Johnny Thomas, Catara Dixson, Fred Dixson Jr., Kemecia Dixson, Maurice Babin, Neveah Dixson, Sam Jr. Dixson, Kataleya Dixson.

Corn's unexpected passing is a profound loss to all who knew him. His radiant spirit, infectious laughter, and unwavering loyalty will be deeply missed. Still, his memory will live on in the hearts of his family and friends.

Cremation rites have been accorded. While there will be no services, his family will privately celebrate Corn's life and legacy. Those wishing to honor his memory can share their favorite stories and memories of him. As we say our final goodbyes, we remember Corn not with sadness but with joy for the life he lived and the love he shared. Affordable Funeral & Cremation Services, Peoria, is assisting the family with arrangements. His family invites you to visit to share a memory or send a condolence.

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