Obituary of Gary Dixon

Gary Lee Dixon, 71, formerly of Fort Scott and most recently of Greenbrier, Arkansas, passed away early Thursday morning March 18, 2021, at his home.

He leaves behind his loving wife Debbie A. (Smith) Dixon, of the home; his mother, Ann Chow, of Fort Scott; two daughters, Regina Marie Dixon, and Megan Elizabeth Brown; six siblings; five grandchildren, Savanah and Gavin Dixon, and Xander, Briar, and Reese Brown. He was preceded in death by his step-father, Dr. Stanley Chow, and a sister, Michelle Chow Sauder.

Gary was an amazing husband, father, and Poppy. He was a man of many talents. He was an accomplished singer-songwriter and his stage name was Scott Summer.

He served in Vietnam with the 95th Evac as a Medic, and in civilian life, as an RN.

He leaves behind many friends who truly loved him.

Josh Smith will conduct funeral services 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.

Burial will follow 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 25, 2021, at the Fort Scott National Cemetery with Military honors provided by the Kansas National Guard Military Funeral Honors Detail.

Per National Cemetery COVID guidelines, graveside services are limited to family only.

The viewing will be Tuesday evening, March 23, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Due to COVID restrictions, gatherings are limited to 30 persons and visitors are asked to wear masks and observe social distancing during the visitation and funeral at the funeral home. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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