Edgar LeRoy Dixon, 85, formerly of Shillington and Cumru Township, died Sept. 19, 2008, at 9:37 p.m. in ManorCare Health Services Inc., Spring Township.He was the widower of Virginialee E. (Tiehel) Dixon, who died Feb. 25, 1997.

Born March 23, 1923 in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, he was a son of the late Ervin and Helen A. (Yeager) Dixon.

He was employed 25 years with Wyomissing Corp., West Reading, before retiring as a supervisor.

Edgar was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Shillington.

He was a past president of the Rainbow Strollers Square Dance Club of Berks County.

Edgar is survived by four siblings: Wilbur T., Leesport; James, Port Clinton; Rosetta Bitzer, Cressona; and Arlene J. Smith, Schuylkill Haven.

He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

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