DIXON NORMAN REES Retired telephone engineer for British Telecom, passed away on Boxing Day 2017 aged 82 years. Much loved husband of 59 years to Margaret, proud father to Laura, Maria, Glenn & Dianna and to Andy, John & Stuart. Devoted Grandad to Rebecca, Michael, Alex, Daisy, Emma & Charlie and Great Grandad to Lily. Brother to the late Ted, Ellen & Megan and to Bert, Clive, Trevor & Russell and to Barbara, Jim, Francis, Thelma, Yvonne & Mary. Brother in law to the late Billy and to Val & Andrew, Jamie, Kathryn, Jane & Woody. He will be greatly missed. Service at Bournemouth Crematorium at 1.30pm on Friday 5th January 2018. Family flowers only but if wished donations to 'Diabetes UK' may be sent to Head & Wheble Funeral Directors 1a Oxford Road, Lansdowne, Bournemouth, BH8 8EY. Tel: 01202 551190.