Monday 17 January 2022

Death of a retired Police Officer : Sgt 653 Colin Dixon

It is with regret that we inform you of the death of a retired Police Officer : Sgt 653 Colin Dixon, who died in North Durham Hospital on 5th January 2022, aged 84 years.

Colin joined Durham County Constabulary in January 1959 and served most of his police career at Chester-le-Street, with occasional spells at Stanley; he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 1974 and retired in November 1985.
Colin is survived by wife Mary, son Phillip (retired Northumbria Police Officer) and grandson Will; he was also stepfather to Stephen, Tammy and grandson Anthony.
A funeral service will be held at 12.30pm Thursday 27th January 2022 at Mountsett Crematorium, Ewehurst Road, Dipton, Stanley DH9 9JP.
Following the funeral family and friends are invited to meet at Pelton Community Centre, Front Street, Chester-le-Street DH2 1DE.
Family flowers only please, any donations in lieu to the Bobby Robson Foundation.
Our thoughts are with Colin’s family and friends at this sad time.

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