Charles "Chuck" E. Dixon, age 51, of Tulsa, OK died tragically in a helicopter crash on Sunday, June 2, 2019 in Ozark, AR.
Chuck was born on January 24, 1968 to overjoyed parents, James and Geraldine Dixon in Wichita, KS. He grew up in Tulsa and in Grove, graduating from Grove High School in 1986. In 1988, he married his high school sweetheart, Angela Hilton. From this union came 2 wonderful children and 26 years of marriage.
Chuck's career spans over 25 years with PSO and GRDA. He began in 1994 as a meter reader for PSO, and in 1999 he became a lineman. In 2011, Chuck transitioned to GRDA as a transmission lineman.
Chuck was always the adventurous type. His childhood interests included scouts, midget car racing, livestock shows, wrestling and of course, OU football.
Along the way, his lifelong dream of flying was achieved when he became a licensed helicopter pilot. Chuck's journey took him back to Tulsa, where he began building his own flight company. Joining him in this adventurous dream was his life partner, Becky.
Chuck was a caring, loving and devoted man, adored by everyone who met him. He was a hard worker, a racing enthusiasts and pirate, not to mention the ultimate Eagles and OU fan.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jim Dixon.
Left to cherish Chuck's memory: mother, Geraldine Dixon of Jay, OK; two sons, Derek Dixon and wife, Casey of Grove and Blake Dixon of Oklahoma City, OK; three treasured grandchildren, Akira, Maddoc and Idony Dixon; the mother of his sons and grandparenting partner, Angie Dixon of Grove, OK; and Becky Woodward, his life partner in adventure and dream chasing; and her daughters, Jessi and Maddi; and a tremendous host of family and friends.
Visitation was held from 6-8pm, Friday, June 7,at Nichols-Stephens Funeral & Cremation Services.
Funeral services will be at 2pm, Saturday, June 8, 2019, at the Crossroads Church, 6900 E Highway 59, Fairland, OK 74343. Burial will be at Zena Cemetery.
Donations may be made to St Jude's Children's Hospital in Chuck's memory.
Arrangements entrusted to Nichols-Stephens Funeral & Cremation Services, Grove.