Albert Elgin Dixon, 78, of Hillsville, Va., passed away on Dec. 15, 2022, at the Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, N.C. He was preceded in death by his parents, Emmitt E. and Louetta Janey Dixon; and two sons, Michael Allen Arnold and Terry Leroy Arnold Jr.

Survivors include his wife of 40-plus years, Pat Arnold Dixon; son, Jeff Dixon; daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Woody Mize; daughter-in-law, Roxanne Arnold; grandchildren, Justin Cooley and wife Genevieve, Colby Cooley, and Shyann Arnold; great-grandson, Jace Cooley; and sister and brother-in-law, Darlene and Herman Hale.

Elgin was originally from Franklin County, Va., graduated from Bassett High School and has lived in Hillsville, Va., the past 28 years. Elgin worked for Valspar for 21 years and Lily Company for 11 years. He was a member of the Hillsville Pentecostal Holiness Church and prior member, deacon and board member of Gospel Chapel in Galax, Va.

Funeral Services will be held on Dec. 21, 2022, at 1 p.m. at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel with Pastor Jeff Pickett and Pastor Ron Fredricks officiating. Burial will follow in the Providence Cemetery in Fries, Va. The family will receive friends at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel on Dec. 21, 2022, from noon-1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Hillsville Pentecostal Holiness Church. The family would like to extend a special “thank you” to Pastor Jeff Pickett, Pastor Ron Fredricks and to the doctors, nurses, Mountain Valley Hospice, Woltz Hospice Home, family, friends and neighbors for any acts of kindness shown during this time.

Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel is serving the Dixon family. A guestbook is available online at