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Evening Update


June 5, 2014

Robert E. 'Bob' Dickerson

Nov. 15, 1937 - June 4, 2014

ALEXANDRIA — Robert E. “Bob” Dickerson, 76, of Alexandria, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at Community Parkview Nursing Care, Elwood, after an extended illness.

Bob was born on Nov. 15, 1937, in Alexandria, and was the son of Helen (Thurman) Dickerson. On May 13, 1961, he married Helen A. (Reeves) Dickerson who preceded him in death on July 7, 2009.

Bob was retired from Cerden’s Manufacturing Co. in Frankton and was currently employed at the Super Wash in Alexandria.

Bob always enjoyed going to estate auctions and attending car shows.

Survivors include his daughters, Kim (Reni Foster) Appel, and Lisa (Mike) Gross, all of Alexandria, and Cathy (Ronnie) Rickard of Frankton; a brother, Richard (Mimi) Dickerson of Bedford; grandchildren, Trent (Emily Moore) Fuller, Kelsey (Dan Delaney) Fuller, Tyler Gross, Ashley (Anthony) Ferdin, Kristy (Casey Forrester) Gordon, Bobby (Ashley) Goodman, Brent Goodman, Bryant (Emily) Goodman, and Michael (Kim) Rickard; great-grandchildren, Ryder, Kole, Helen, Jasmine, Treyton, Sophia, Isabella, Quinn, Zayn, Benjamin, Oliver, Lily, Annie, Myles, Makennah and Brayden.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and wife, Helen (Reeves) Dickerson.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Florida Station Church of God with the Rev. Jerry Hilligoss officiating. Burial will follow in Park View Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Whetsel Funeral Service, Alexandria, and one hour before service Saturday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Florida Station Church of God, 1045 W. 375 N, Anderson, IN 46011 or in care of the funeral home.

Whetsel Funeral Service is honored to serve the family of Bob Dickerson.

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