Eric Bernard Dixon, Jr., affectionately know as “Booka” was born on on February 4, 1998 in Dillon, South Carolina to the proud parents of Eric Dixon, Sr. and Amanda Denise Dixon. On Friday, April 6, 2018, “Booka” departed his mortal life for an immortal life of happiness.
“Booka” attended the public schools of Dillon County and attended New Canaan AME Church where he sung on the youth choir.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents ~ Edward and Novella Dixon; one uncle ~ Mathew Bethea; and two aunts ~ Terelle Dixon-Jones and Linda Dixon-Gwinn.
“Booka” leaves to cherish his memories ~ his parents Amanda Denise Dixon of the home and Eric Dixon, Sr. of Dillon, SC; his loving fiance Quanisa Owens of Dillon, SC; one sister Jacquita (Torvais) James of Fayetteville, NC; three brothers Johnta Purnell, Malik Purnell and Eric T. Dixon, of Dillon, SC; his grandparents ~ Mack and Amandus Bethea of Dillon, SC; seven aunts ~ Yolanda (Kane) Grice, Wanettia (Andre) Blount of Dillon, SC, Sara (Willie) Morris, Wanda Collier and Diane Maple of Columbia, SC, Karen Thomas of Stafford, VA, and Rietta (Thomas) Owens of Colorado Springs, CO; six uncles ~ Lorenzo Bethea of Charlotte, NC, Derrick Bethea, Daniel Dixon, Marshall Dixon, and Lamont Dixon of Dillon, SC, and Richard Nance of Lake View, SC; two nieces ~ Jakiya and Jamiya James of Fayetteville, NC; five nephews ~ Torvais Jr. and Mason James of Fayetteville, NC, Amari Purnell, Messiah Purnell and Mason Drake; three best friends ~ Barry Dunham, Mike Jones and Jamere Covington; one God sister ~ Kaniya Grice, all of Dillon, SC; and a host of relatives and friends.
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