Secret Site Map
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Home News In Memoriam: Tommy Dixon

In Memoriam: Tommy Dixon

People

Dixon, 80, founded Dixon Exterminating, Thomasville, Ga., in 1964. The company today operates under the name Dixon Pest Services and is led by Tommy’s son, Charles Dixon.

| July 8, 2013

                    Tommy Dixon (left) with son Charles Dixon.

THOMASVILLE, Ga. — Harry Thomas (Tommy) Dixon, founder of Dixon Exterminating, Thomasville, Ga., died on Thursday. He was 80.

Tommy founded Dixon Exterminating, Thomasville, Ga., in 1964. The company today operates under the name Dixon Pest Services and is led by Tommy’s son, Charles M. Dixon. Tommy graduated from Thomasville High School in 1951 and from the University of Georgia in 1956. He served in the United States Army from 1956 – 1958.

He is survived by wife Mary C. Dixon; son Charles M. Dixon and his wife Suzanne, son, Thomas M. Dixon, daughter, Sissy Faulk and her husband, Philip all of Thomasville and Susan Dixon Poirier and her husband Jeremy, of Shreveport, La. Also surviving are grandchildren, Ford and Will Faulk, Martha Grace and Mary Cathryn Dixon, and Dixon and Mary Poirier.

Services were held on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 425 North Broad St., Thomasville, GA 31792 or to a charity of one’s choice.

Top news

Patented Portable Heat Injector System Introduced

The new heating system was created with significant input from pest control companies.

Terminix-Triad Adopts New Approach to Employee Recruitment

The company is using social media to attract potential employees and working with community colleges to raise awareness of pest control as a possible career path for students.

Climate, Genetics Can Affect How Long Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes Live

The longer a mosquito lives, the better its odds of transmitting disease to humans or animals, according to new research from the University of Florida.

Stoy Hedges Establishes Consulting Firm

After 25 years at Terminix, Hedges said it was time for a change in his career.

Bug Doctor Announces Addition of Daniel Aust

Aust is a recent graduate of Taylor University graduate who has been working in his family's pest control business since age 13.