James A. Dixon, 73, of Watkins Glen passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018 at home with his loving family by his side.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 20 at Bath National Cemetery, Bath, where full military honors will be accorded.

Jim proudly served in the U.S. Army for many years. He retired from Walmart in Watkins Glen as a maintenance supervisor.

He was predeceased by his parents, Albert and Flossie Dixon; sister, Elnora Leitner; and brothers, Jerry, Charles and Richard.

Jim is survived by his loving wife, Eva Dixon; son, James A. Dixon Jr; and daughter, Rose (Jeff) Pastore; grandchildren, Joshua and Justin Dixon, and Jason S. and Erica Smith; brother, Donald (Kim) Dixon; sisters, Marilyn Dixon Parmelie, Janet Dixon Smart, Elsie Dixon Penaloza, and Penny (Frank) Putman; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

The family is being assisted by Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad St., Waverly. Those wishing to send a message of sympathy may visit the home’s Facebook page or by sending a private message of sympathy at www.bluaveltfuneralhome.com