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Richard M Dickson, Sr.

June 12, 1931 — November 26, 2021

Mr. Richard M. Dickson, Sr., 90, of Lewisburg, died on Friday, November 26, 2021, at his residence.

Born on June 12, 1931, in Lynn, Massachusetts, he was raised in Castine, Maine, by his late parents, Milton E. and Ruth Hanseom Dickson. Richard proudly served in the US Air Force, during both the Korea and Vietnam Wars. After his retirement from the Air Force, he was worked for the Boeing Company, and traveled back to Vietnam and Saudi Arabia. Richard went on to later retired from the Hillsboro County, FL Sheriff’s Department. He loved riding motorcycles, body building, and was an avid reader. He was a member of the Goldwing Road Riders Association, Marshall County Computer Club, and Church Street Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Doggett Dickson, son, Richard M. Dickson, Jr (Tasha) of Tampa, FL; daughter, Pam Pauley of Lewisburg; daughter-in-law, Helen Dickson White of Boynton Beach, FL; sister, Pamela Jane Dickson of Connecticut; grandchildren, Richard Dickson III (Holly) of St. Augustine, FL, Jenna Dickson Palmer (Chris) of North Carolina, Steven Dickson (Courtney) Lake Worth, FL, Dylan Dickson of Lake Worth, FL, Brittany Pauley of Lewisburg, Josh Pauley of Lewisburg; great-grandchildren, Domenic Dickson, Liam Alex Dickson, Christian Mason Dickson, Harper Joy Dickson; and niece, Courtney Dickson of Hartford, CT.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Robert Dickson, sisters, Janet Tuttle and Jean Wells, and brother, Stephan Dickson.

A Graveside Service will be conducted on Saturday, December 4th at 1:00 pm at Sunset Park Memorial Gardens with Kyle Bolton officiating. There will be no public visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the Alzheimer's Association. Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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