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Kylee Eugene Dixon
Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha
Horton , KS

Kylee Eugene Dixon, 33, of Horton, Kansas chose to be with his Lord and Savior on June 16, 2023.

Kylee was born on April 7, 1990, in Topeka, Kansas to Danny Dixon and Pamela (Mayfield) Strecker. Kylee graduated from Stanberry High School in Stanberry, Missouri in December of 2008. He Joined the Navy before his high school graduation and was quickly shipped to basic training in Chicago, Illinois. From Chicago he went to the Navy- “A school” in Pensacola, Florida where he graduated with honors as a Cryptology Maintenance Technician in 2009. After completing “A School” he went to Norfolk, Virginia where he completed “C School” with honors in Ancillary Systems in 2011. Kylee attended Strayer University and received a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Concentration in Homeland Security, also in 2011, with a 4.0 GPA. Kylee then boarded the USS Nimitz in Everett, Washington, as an Information Dominance Warfare Specialist. Kylee was proud to be able serve his Country and was discharged from the United States Navy October 5, 2012, with the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and a Good Conduct Medal. Kylee was currently receiving 100 percent service-connected disability from the Veterans’ Administration.

Kylee was a member of the First Baptist Church in Horton, Kansas. Kylee didn’t know a stranger, if you needed help, he was always there putting others before himself.

Survivors of Kylee Eugene Dixon are his fiancé Azaria Richey, his children: Blake, Paisley, Zaley, his mother Pamela (Shawn) Strecker, his bonus mother Georganne Dixon, a sister Brandi Carlson, a bonus Sister Shawna Strecker, his maternal grandmother Connie (Kirk) Gries.

Kylee was preceded in death by his father Danny Dixon and his maternal grandfather Gene Mayfield.

Kylee- ashes will be buried at the VA National Cemetery in Leavenworth, Kansas, at 2:30 p.m. Friday, July 28, 2023. Rich Lehmkuhl will officiate. Military honors will be provided by the U.S. Navy.

Friends may call at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha Wednesday and Thursday, July 26 & 27, to sign the register book.

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