Baseball Player Here, Rap Dixon, Dies
The Harrisburg Evening
Saturday, July 22, 1944
for Herbert A. (Rap) Dixon, of 133 Adams Street, Steelton, former centerfielder
for the old Harrisburg Giants Negro baseball team, who died on Thursday
at Detroit, Mich., will be held Monday afternoon at 2 oclock from
the George F. Hooper Funeral Home, Second and Adams Streets, Steelton,
with the Rev. E. L. Green, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Steelton,
officiating. Burial will be in Midland Cemetery.
He is survived
by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Dixon, and one sister, Mrs. Rachel
Ransom, of Steelton; two brothers, Paul, of Steelton and John, United
States Army officers Training School, Wyoming; one uncle, the Rev. James
F. Goodwin, Steelton, and two aunts, Mrs. May Rolan and Mrs. Sally Johnson,
both of Harrisburg.
Friends may call
at the funeral home tomorrow evening from 7 to 9 oclock.