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Mark A. "Mickey" Dickerson

Mark A. “Mickey” Dickerson        â€œbeloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather”

SHINGLEHOUSE, PA----Mark A. “Mickey” Dickerson, 81, of Shinglehouse, passed away with his loving family by his side, Wednesday, April 24, 2013 in his home following a long illness.
     Born September 12, 1931 in Bolivar, NY, he was a son of Mark and Ruth Sprester Dickerson.  On March 22, 1952 in Shinglehouse, he married Reba M. Clark, who survives.
     Mickey was employed at Alcas Cutlery in Olean and retired from the Oswayo Valley School District where he was employed as a custodian.
      Mickey attended Grace Bible Independent Baptist Church in Shinglehouse.   He enjoyed hunting, camping, and his home life.  He also enjoyed working with and restoring old furniture, and antiquing.
     Surviving besides his wife are three daughters, Linda (Ken) Pierce of Shinglehouse, Valerie (Ray) Cope of Port Allegany, and Lori (Tom) Louser of Shinglehouse; nine grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; a sister, Shirley Avaard of Hillsboro, Mississippi; and several nieces and nephews.    
     In addition to his parents, Mr. Dickerson was predeceased by a granddaughter, Angela Bridge; three brothers, Norman Dickerson, Leo Dickerson, and Emmitt Dickerson; and two sisters, Alberta Lunn and Freda Langworthy.
      Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, 2013 with the Rev. Roger N. Hain, pastor of Grace Bible Independent Baptist Church, Shinglehouse, officiating.  Burial will be in East Sharon Cemetery.
     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Oswayo Valley Memorial Library, PO Box 188, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.


So sorry for your loss.  You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Preston and Patsy (Bell) Colbey May 13 2013 12:00 AM

Very sorry to learn of your loss.

Eli Bell May 3 2013 12:00 AM

We are so very sorry to learn of your loss.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Mike & Beth (Austin) Bell Apr 26 2013 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all for your loss.  Uncle Mickey, though not often in our presence, has always been in our hearts and we will miss him. Love to all.......

judy dickerson capozzi Apr 26 2013 12:00 AM

Uncle Mickey was a very pleasant, nice man.  It was always a joy to visit he and Aunt Reba.  He will be missed.  May the Lord hold you, Aunt Reba and your family during this sad time.

Dave Dickerson Apr 26 2013 12:00 AM

Our heartfelt love and prayers are with all of you. Mickey always had a quick smile for everyone he ever met and he will be missed by many.

Dave & Kathy Garrity Apr 25 2013 12:00 AM

Uncle Mickey was a good man.  I did not get to see him and Aunt Reba often but I will miss him.  Aunt Reba, may the Lord be with you and yours in this time of sorry.  Love you, Dave D.

Dave Dickerson Apr 25 2013 12:00 AM