PATRICK EDWARD DICKMON
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May 13, 2013
PATRICK EDWARD DICKMON passed away May 13, 2013, after a long battle with Alzheimer's and diabetes. He was born December 27, 1936, in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his father Wellington E. (Bud) Dickmon, his mother Ruth Ann Hall Dickmon, and sister-in-law Judy Dickmon.
He is survived by his wife Patricia Ann (Patti) Dickmon of 57 years, son Patrick E. Dickmon, Jr., daughter Julie A. Silverman and husband Brian, daughter Beth L. Coffman and husband David, son Michael T. Dickmon; seven grandchildren, Brian and Claire Silverman, Zachary Robertson, USN, Clay and Carly Coffman, Madison and Savannah Dickmon; brother Timothy Dickmon, sister Colleen and husband Jerry Van Den Bos; Aunt Neva Dickmon, sister-in-law Penny DeGoede, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Pat lived in Lee County for 43 years and loved it here. No more going out on wrecker calls in blizzards and snow drifts or cleaning snow off cars in 30 degree weather. He owned Pat's Body Shop and worked with his sons and wife. Pat enjoyed telling jokes, barbecuing, golfing and animals.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2013, from 1:30 to 3:30 PM with Words of Remembrance at 2:15 PM at Hodges-Kiser Funeral Home, 9231 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers, Florida 33919. A private family burial will be held at a later date in Maple Grove Cemetery, Comstock Township, Michigan.
In lieu of flowers and in honor of Pat's youngest grandson Zachary Robertson serving in the United States Navy, donations can be sent to :
Wounded Warrior Project
National Processing Center
P. O. Box 758517,Topeka, Kansas 66675 Or call 1-855-448-3997.
Published in The News-Press on May 22, 2013