Bill Dixon, 62, passed away on August 11, 2022 in Houston, Texas with his family by his side. He was born on November 11, 1959 in Blue Island, Illinois to Adelle and William Dixon. On March 10, 1982, he married Kathy Bend and raised their daughter Katrina in Houston. Bill earned a BS from Northern Illinois University, an MBA from University of Houston Clear Lake, and a PHD from Waldon University and retired as a strategic planning consultant at Ernst and Young.
Bill was a charismatic lifelong learner who loved deeply and poured himself into everything he did, making those around him feel instantly connected to him through his sharp wit and affable nature. Passionate about helping others, Bill served his community extensively throughout his life, serving on nonprofit boards and volunteer activities through his church. Most recently Bill served in various leadership roles at Webster Presbyterian Church and as Board President at Interfaith Caring Ministries.
|December 3, 2022||Prayers of the People Lay Champlain’s Appreciation||The Elizabeth Mason Marshall Award|
|2019-2022||Interfaith Caring Ministries||President-Select|
|2019||Webster Presbyterian Church||Ruling Elder (Session Member), Co-chair Vision Team, Nominating Committee Chairman|
|1985-2019||Webster Presbyterian Church||Elder, Chair Christian Education, Youth Sponsor, Sunday School Teacher|
|2018-2021||Methodist Clear Lake Hospital, Prayers of the People||Spiritual Care Volunteer|
|2018-2019||American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)||Legal Observer, Rapid Response Team Member|
|2007-2015||Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)||Executive Committee, Visitation Team Chair, Visitation Team Member|
|1993-1995||St. Luke’s Hospital, Presbyterian Outreach to Patients||Lay Chaplin|
|1987-1991||UHCL Alumni Association||Board Member|
|1990-2010||Bay Area Rowing Club||President, Vice President, Rowing Instructor|
|1988-1990||Friends of Freeman Library||Chair, Board Member|
Bill was preceded in death by his father William Dixon, mother Adelle Dixon and sister Linda Dixon. Bill is survived by his wife, Kathy Dixon; daughter, Katrina Marrow; son-in-law, Brandon Marrow; grandchildren, Hailey and Parker Marrow; sister, Joyce Clark and husband, Jim Clark; brother, Jim Dixon; nieces, Jillian Clark, Jessica Wisdom, and Jennifer Dixon; and numerous family members and friends
A memorial will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2022, at 2 p.m. at Webster Presbyterian Church, 201 W. Nasa Parkway, Webster, TX 77598. In lieu of flowers those wishing to make a memorial donation in Bill Dixon’s memory may do so to Webster Presbyterian Church for the Renewal of the Education Wing (www.websterpresby.org; 201 W. Nasa Parkway, Webster, TX 77598); or to Interfaith Caring Ministries (www.icmtx.org; 151 Park Avenue, League City, TX 77573).