Paul L. Dix, 92, of Humboldt, Kansas passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute, Kansas.
Paul was born August 13, 1925 near Savonburg, Kansas to George and Dolly (Miller) Dix.
He married Edna Cook on November 30, 1953 in Yates Center, Kansas. He entered service with the U.S. Army in January, 1954, and later settled in La Harpe, Kansas. To this union were born five children. Paul and Edna moved to Humboldt in 2007.
Paul was a person of many trades, including farming, operating an auto salvage yard, doing auto repair, oil drilling, logging, and operating a sawmill. He always had an eye open for a new business venture. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, dancing and roller skating in his younger years, and enjoyed traveling to play bingo later in life. The greatest joy in his life was spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids.
Paul is survived by his five children; Terry (Joye) Dix of Gas, Joe (Latoya) Dix of Humboldt, Becky (Jerry) Sullivan of Garden City, Kansas, Debbie (Mike) Jones of Humboldt, Paul (Joanne) Dix of Chicago, Illinois; grandchildren, Brandon Dix, Christopher Dix, Kerri Lynn Simmons, Ryan Koethler, Derek Dix, Sara Jones, Jodie Jones, Piper Jones, Ethan Dix; eight great grandchildren; and two great nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Wayne Dix, a sister, Lena Conger, and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be Monday, November 27, 2017. Visitation will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, 1883 US Hwy 54, Iola. A service will then be held at 2:00 p.m. at his graveside in Gas City Cemetery, Gas, Kansas. Notes for his family can be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.