Richard O. “Dick” Dickson, passed away Friday, July 19, 2013 in Lynn Haven, Fla.
He was born Septe. 13, 1930 in Pawhuska, Okla. to William Alex Dickson and Eunice Irene Dickson. Dick graduated from Pawhuska High School and attended OSU where he was a member of the OSU basketball team under Coach Henry Iba. He was also a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. This is where he met “the love of his life”, Jane Fletcher.
Dick and Jane married and moved to Brookville, Kan. where he ran cattle for Fletcher Cattle Co. They next moved to Sapulpa, Okla. where he began his banking career with American National Bank. He retired in the Tulsa community where he was an active member of the Church of the Resurrection.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jane Dickson; parents William Alex Dickson and Eunice Irene Dickson; grandmother Laura L. Williams; son-in-law Will Carlson; brother-in-laws,Tom Ritchie and Robert Fletcher; and sister-in-law Joan Marie Fletcher.
He is survived by sons, Rick Dickson (Brenda), New Orleans, La. and David Dickson (Patrick), San Francisco, Cal.; daughters, Deborah Lee (John), Ponca City, Okla. and DeAnne Carlson, Lynn Haven, Fla.; sister Catherine Ritchie Sapulpa; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandsons, and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held 6 - 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, followed by a Rosary at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 2 p.m. Thursday, July 25— all at Church of the Resurrection. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Care Minders, 330 W. 23rd St., Panama City, FL 32405 or Emerald Coast Hospice, 421 Oak Ave., Panama City, FL 32401.
Fitzgerald Southwood Colonial Chapel is in charge of arrangments and can be contacted at 918-291-3500 or online at www.fitzgeraldsouthwoodchapel.com