James Orville Dillon

James Orville Dillon, 92, of Springfield passed away at his home March 12, 2021. He was born on Feb. 11, 1929 in Monett to Opal Shaddox and Robert Lloyd Dillon.
James and Mildred Marlene Young were united in marriage in 1950 and to this union four children were born. He was a charter member of the South Side Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; sons, Denny and Lee Dillon; one grandson; one great-granddaughter; brother, Richard Lee Dillon and sister, Virginia Logan.
Dillon is survived by his children, Robert (Debra) Dillon and Dennise (Ronald) Potter of Springfield;  daughter-in-laws, Joan and Jean Dillon; nine grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, friends and family.
A visitation was held March 16, 2021 at the Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home at White Chapel, funeral services followed. Burial took place at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.


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