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Dixon, Bradley “Joel”

January 26, 1980 – Calgary, Alberta

October 30, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with heavy hearts that we announce of passing of Joel Dixon of Calgary, AB, on October 30, 2015 at the age of 35 years.

Joel was an outgoing person that people felt comfortable around very quickly. He enjoyed his involvement in politics and business. Music was a big part of his life and he loved working in marketing and the music industry. Joel never turned down an outing with his friends; he had a magnetic personality that people were attracted to.

Joel is survived by his dad, Bradley Dick, two brothers and a sister-in-law, Chad and Desdemona, and Jeffrey; grandfather, Ken Moore; two nieces, Leila and Mariah. He is survived by, many other relatives and friends. Joel was predeceased by his mother, Melva Dick and grandparents, Merle Moore and Charles and Helga Dick.

Funeral Services will be held at First Alliance Church (12345 – 40th Street S.E.) on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Joel Dixon, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th STREET S.E.. Telephone: 403-203-0525.

 

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  1. Joel was indeed the person as written above, I am sad to hear of his passing and I will never forget him despite not knowing him for a long time, may you Rest in Peace Joel, you’re in my thoughts and your family is in my prayers. God Bless

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  2. Frank Kluytmans

    Condolences to the entire Dick family.

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  3. Joel was indeed a great guy. We had postponed a meeting in September until November that won’t happen now. I will miss your positive attitude, smile and laughter Joel. I wish I’d known you longer. While we hurt, I know you are in a better place. RIP my friend!

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  4. Please accept my condolences to the entire Dick family.

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  5. Joel was a great friend who was always the life of the party. He was always there for his friends and always watched out for their best interests. He was one of a kind. He will truly be missed and I am so sorry for your loss. Joel was a real blessing.

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  6. Joel was a salt of the earth kinda guy that loved to smile and have deep conversations with anyone he meet. We joked a lot and had a lot of great laughs over the years. RIP Joel i hope your still smiling down on us and giving us strength to keep pushing on. My sincere condolences to the family durning this difficult time. Never easy to let go of someone you love…..

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  7. He was very intelligent ambitious man that was well known and respected by many. He has left a legacy of his own kind! He definitely works to make this world a better place by sharing his ideas and talents.

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  8. Joel was passionate about what he believed in, giving of himself to many and generous to all. Joel took pride in his endeavours and was there for everyone. He is missed! Prayers for his family and close friends. It was an honor to know this gentle soul – Joel.

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  9. Maggie and Bill Boyes

    Dear Brad and family,
    Words may not suffice to express the heartfelt sorrow that we feel for the passing of your son Joel, but please accept our condolences and we will be sure to include him in our daily prayers. May his memories bring peace and comfort in the difficult days ahead…

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  10. My sincere condolences for your loss.

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  11. With love and prayers for Joel’s Family, deepest condolences for you in this difficult time .

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  12. Karen & Mike Nunns

    We extend our most sincere condolences to you and your family Brad. We are deeply saddened by the loss of your son. May God give you the comfort and peace that you seek, and may Joel’s soul rest in peace. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

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  13. Heather & David MacLennan

    My husband David worked with Mel at Mesa Petroleum many years ago and we were saddened to hear of her passing. Now to lose your son is a heartbreak. Please accept our sincere condolences.

    Heather and David MacLennan

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  14. My sincere sympathies on your loss. Joel was a great guy and it was always a pleasure to cross paths with him at music industry events. He’ll be missed.

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  15. What a great loss!! All who knew Joel will miss him. Joel was so friendly and warm. Please accept my condolences. May new life spring up as a result of this unexpected death.

    We will miss you, Joel!

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  16. Harley Shouldice

    Condolences to family and friends. I only knew Joel a short time, but I quickly learned of his passion for life, politics and music. He will. Be missed.

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  17. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. Joel will be missed in our community. RIP Joel.

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  18. Robert Mitchell

    Joel was a great friend and neighbour during his years in Winnipeg. I’m terribly sorry to learn of his passing…. my family and I send our condolences to the Dick family

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  19. Joel, a brilliant smile, a contagious personality and the best hugger. Could never be in a bad mood around him. It’s only been a few years, but you have been a good friend and I will hold onto the fond memories of you, Jon and I laughing sharing stories and campaigning together. And all the fun at Music events. You will be deeply missed. My thoughts and prayers to your family and close friends at this difficult time. Rest in Peace dear friend.

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  20. It is with a heavy heart I write this message. I am truly sorry for your loss… Joel was such a great guy, and I am greatful for the memories we shared in school. As we all know life takes people in different directions, but I often thought about him. He was such a good guy, engaging and funny! Rest in peace Joel.

    To Joel’s family; please find comfort in your memories, and know heaven gained another angel.

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  21. Terry & Melanie Fullerton

    Brad, were thinking of you and your family at this time.

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  22. Anne and Don Peterson

    Brad and family,

    We are so sorry to hear of Joel’s passing.

    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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  23. Suzanne Thomasson

    Joel, you will be missed. To your family, try to find peace and comfort knowing that Joel will continue to share his infectious smile forever in our hearts.

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  24. Richard W. Burley

    I only just found out last night of Joel’s passing, and can hardly believe the news. So full of laughter and life. A really great guy -I remember how much he loved marketing and the creative process. I am so incredibly sorry for your loss. What a write up about him. And that picture so summarizes how I remember him…big smile; full of life. I had the chance years ago to golf with him in a tournament and learned first hand of his lust for life and his fabulous big hearted sense of humor. Life is truly to short to dwell on the negatives and too precious not to live in the moment…we’ve got to cherish and live and love every day and those in it. My thoughts and prayers are with you all

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  25. Dear Family of my dear friend Joel…
    I am in shock as I was going to send Joel a birthday message ….I only just now found out that Joel has left this earth. My heart is broken, for you and all those who loved him…including myself. I was dear friends with Joel (Joelly as I called him) while he lived in Winnipeg. We attended the same church(Saint Benedict’s Table) and both served on the board together during that time.. we had many wonderful, fun, silly, meaningful, goofy times together, no one has ever made me laugh like Joel could…some very precious memories. Joel and I shared a very special friendship…a kindship…and though we have lived far apart for many years (him in Calgary and myself in Africa and now back in Winnipeg) our random connections on FB or when he has been in Winnipeg have always been genuine and we pick up right where we left off. I cannot believe he is gone…a great light has gone out. I am so thankful for the assurance that he is in Heaven, that he is with his Mama…and that we will see one another again. Thank you for letting me talk about him…thank you for sharing him with all of us here in Manitoba – it must have been hard to have him living so far from you those years. My life is better because I knew & shared love with Joel…I will never forget him <3 HUGE love to you, his family….and prayers for peace that passes all understanding.
    Love Lola Eidse

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