Charley Greene Dixon loses his battle with cancer

Life-long Knox countian, former Knox County attorney, colleague, friend, husband and father, Charley Greene Dixon, passed away at 2 a.m. this morning. Dixon had been battling cancer for a little over a year and stepped down as Knox County Attorney last summer so he could focus on getting better.

Funeral arrangements will be posted later.

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