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Jacob Andrew Dixon

September 22, 1954 March 24, 2018
Jacob Andrew Dixon
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Obituary for Jacob Andrew Dixon

Jacob Andrew Dixon, also affectionately known as “Peter,” of East Orange, New Jersey, passed away after a long battle with cancer on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the age of sixty-three.

Jacob was born on September 22, 1954 in Rahway, New Jersey and resided in East Orange, New Jersey for the past 15 years. He attended East Orange Public Elementary Schools and studied music and auto mechanics at Jefferson High School in Elizabeth.

After graduating from high school, Jacob was employed by Mid-Atlantic Container Corporation in Linden, New Jersey while continuing to pursue his career in Music.

Jacob was the co-founder of the band, “Hot Streak.” The band had great success with their hit song, “Body Work” that was released in 1984 and the music soundtrack for the movie, “Breakin.” He was a talented musician who enjoyed playing, listening and writing music; especially playing on his guitar which was his pastime. He had a love for all instruments but the guitar was his absolute favorite.

He was predeceased by his mother, Henrietta Marie Skipper, stepfather, Daniel Skipper, daughter, Valerie Ann Dixon, son, Kason Dixon and sister, Alberta Doris Underwood.

Jacob Andrew Dixon leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Joanne Dixon; 3 sons: Dwayne Jones of Linden, New Jersey, Peter Dixon (Cristel) of Carteret, New Jersey and Michael Dixon (Kendra) of Florence, South Carolina; one daughter, Nicole Sosa of Plainfield, New Jersey; 3 brothers: Vernon Underwood (Dora) of Hillside, New Jersey, Larry Underwood of East Orange, New Jersey and Tyrone Underwood of Linden, New Jersey; 3 sisters: Tracy Underwood DuPree of Laurence Harbor, New Jersey, Francina Skipper of Rahway, New Jersey and Nancy Skipper of Carteret, New Jersey; grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, dear relatives and close friends.


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Visitation

Thursday

29

Mar

10:00 AM 3/29/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/29/2018 11:00:00 AM
Bibleway Deliverance Center

1149 E. St. Georges Avenue
Roselle, NJ 07203

Bibleway Deliverance Center
1149 E. St. Georges Avenue Roselle 07203 NJ
United States

Service

Thursday

29

Mar

11:00 AM 3/29/2018 11:00:00 AM
Bibleway Deliverance Center

1149 E. St. Georges Avenue
Roselle, NJ 07203

Bibleway Deliverance Center
1149 E. St. Georges Avenue Roselle 07203 NJ
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rosehill Crematory Final Resting Place

792 E Edgar Rd
Linden, NJ 07036

792 E Edgar Rd Linden 07036 NJ
United States
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