|Jean Kay Morse-Jackson
Joined: 29 Mar 2008
|Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2013 2:23 pm Post subject: Dickenson, Richard W. 1931-2013
|Obit: Evening Tribune, Hornell, NY; Apr 12, 2013 @ 05:10 PM
Dansville/Canaseraga — Richard W. Dickenson, 81, formerly of Canaseraga, passed away Thursday morning (April 11, 2013) at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehab in Mt. Morris, where he been a resident for the past few years.
He was born in Akron, Ohio, on Aug. 6, 1931, a son of the late Forest M. and Eunice (Purdon) Dickenson. On Nov. 1, 1952, he was married to Laura (Forsythe) Dickenson, who predeceased him on Nov. 30, 2007.
He was also predeceased by a brother, Charles.
Richard was a machinist and welder for the former Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation in Dansville for 17 years. He had also worked at the Kennedy Space Center and Boeing Aircraft as an industrial engineer and machinist.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from 1949 to 1953.
He was a member of the IAM # 1442 at Foster Wheeler, the Fawcett Post of The American Legion in Canaseraga, the Canaseraga Fire Department, and the Canaseraga Masonic Lodge # 0781 of the F&AM. He also had served as a trustee for the village of Canaseraga.
He is survived by three daughters, Pam (James) Claud, of Dansville, Marsha (Richard) Scott, of Canaseraga, and Laura (Peter) Scheible, of Atlanta, N.Y.; six grandchildren, Heather (Don) Sanders, Matthew Derby, Kristen (Bill) Greunke, Michelle (Jonny) DeRitter, Kaitlyn (Dan) Baker, and Danielle (Zack) Fleishman; six great-grandchildren; and a brother, James Dickenson of Memphis, Tenn.
Friends may call Sunday from 1-4 p.m. at the Hindle Funeral Home Inc., 271 Main St., Dansville, where services will be held Monday at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Shawn Harnish officiating.
Interment with full military honors will be in Greenmount Cemetery, Dansville.
Online remembrances may be left at HindleFuneralHome.com.
Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.