WAYNESVILLE – George Walter Dixon, Sr., 85 of Waynesville, passed away Wednesday evening, April 8, 2020 at his residence after a brief illness. Born in Blackshear, Dixon parents were Joe Allen Dixon and Evelyn Roberson Dixon. He is also preceded in death by a son, George W. “Ricky” Dixon, Jr.; and also several brothers and sisters. Dixon was a retired supervisor from Interstate Paper Mill in Riceboro and had owned his own lawn service for many years. He loved to be outside and thought there was nothing better than a Snapper lawnmower. Dixon also enjoyed watching Wheel of Fortune and was an avid attendee of the Golden Isles Speedway and Waycross Motor Speedway where he enjoyed watching dirt track racing. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Foreman Dixon of Waynesville; his son, Ted Dixon of Waynesville; three grandchildren, Amy Dixon Roberts (Jim) of Midway, Ga.,, Holly Dixon Legette (Josh) of Summerville, S.C., and Jobe Dixon of Wayensville; four great-grandchildren, Kasity Dixon Lindsey (Talon), Skylar Roberts, Brooklyn Legette and Nathaniel Legette; a great-great-grandchild, Evelyn Lindsey; two brothers, Truman Dixon of Waycross and Roswell Dixon of Lakeland, Fla.; two sisters, Mary Jo Dixon of Lakeland, Fla., and Clarice Dixon of Manor; and also several nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Due to COVID-19, the family will have a memorial service at a later date. Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.fryefh.com.