July 25, 1966 – March 8, 2014
Obituaries » DAYTON C. DIX
DIX, DAYTON CHRISTOPHER, 47, of Lower Websterville, died unexpectedly March 8, at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin. His family had been at his bedside. Born July 25, 1966, in the former Barre City Hospital, he was the son of Dennis L. and Betty (Maddock) Dix and was a graduate of Twinfield Union School in 1984. On Sept. 28, 2013, he married Angela Peake Raycraft at the First Baptist Church of Barre, living at their current home since July of 2013. Following his high school graduation, he began employment at the Capital City Press, where he continued until the business closed. He relocated to West Columbia, S.C., where he worked as an ASC certified mechanic at a Carmax used car dealership. In 2010, he was promoted by Carmax to their dealership in Hartford, Conn. In October of 2012, he moved to Barre Town and began employment as an auto technician at the Ford Division of the Heritage Automotive Group in South Burlington. Dayton enjoyed his 1980 Chevrolet pickup truck, rebuilding vehicle motors, fishing, racing cars at Thunder Road, NASCAR Sprint Cup Racing, the Wells and York beaches in Maine where he and Angela honeymooned and his dogs, Jessie and Chevy. Besides his parents, Dennis and Betty Dix, in Plainfield, and his wife, Angela, of Barre Town, he leaves his only child, Christopher Dix, of Williamstown; his stepdaughter, Ashley Raycraft, at home; three sisters, Paula McAnall and husband, Denny, of West Columbia, S.C., Tammy Clark and husband, Bobby, of Bulverde, Tex., and Emily Andress and companion, Kelly McCoy, of Spring Branch, Tex.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.