Monday, September 26, 2011

Breaking News: Gospel Legend Jessy Dixon Dies

Dennis Cole, President of the Chicago Area Gospel Announcers Guild, just reported that international gospel legend Rev. Jessy Dixon passed away. 

Dixon was a singer, songwriter, recording artist, keyboard player and choir director.  He was featured on television, radio and toured all over the world.

Here are the homegoing details, from President Cole:

The Homegoing Celebration of Jessy Dixon will be held:
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 6:00 P.M.

Family Christian Center
340 West 45th Street
Munster, IN 46321
(219)-922-6500 office
(219)-934-2378 Fax

For further information please contact Lisa Conner at (708) 754-1641 or go to http://www.jessydixon.com/. All telegrams and resolutions may be sent to the P.O. Box listed below. Also, in lieu of flowers, a heartfelt donation would be greatly appreciated. Please make all checks payable to:

The Estate of Jessy Dixon
P.O. Box 336
Crete, IL 60417

Meanwhile, here is a wonderful write-up from the New York Times:
Jessy Dixon Remembrance

and another by Graydon Megan in the Chicago Tribune:
Jessy Dixon

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

My heart is dad to hear of the passing of Jesses Dixon. He gave many of us wonderful times through his songs.

Anonymous said...

WHAT A GREAT CHOIR IN HEAVEN!!!...ALL THE GOSPEL GREATS...GOD BLESS HIS FAMILY....