Oscar L. Dillon
Oscar L. Dillon, 71, of 76 Park Village, died early Thursday morning in the Crestwood Care Center. He was born Dec. 20, 1920, in Shelby, the son of William and Emma Lang Dillon.
Mr. Dillon was a former construction worker and was a retired employee of the Shelby Autocall. He had also been the sexton at Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. He was a member of the First
Church of the Open Bible in Mansfield; the Full Gospel Businessman’s Club; the Disabled American Veterans; and was a life member of the 80th division Veterans’ Association.
He was an Army veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Lucille Baker Dillon, whom he married on Nov. 29, 1946; a daughter and son-in- law: Sharon and James Graham of Oregon; three grandchildren, two great- grandchildren, two step-grandchildren; a brother, Frank Dillon of Plymouth; three sisters: Pearl Backensto, Evelyn Liemenstoll, and Mary Cullison, all of Florida. He was preceded in death by a brother and sister.
Calling hours will be today from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Turner Funeral Home in Shelby, where services will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. by the Rev. Ralph E. Smith, Jr. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, where military graveside services will be conducted by the Shelby American Legion.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of the Open Bible.