Wiley B. Dickerson
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August 3, 1923 – August 26, 2014
Wiley B. Dickerson, 91 of Raleigh died Tuesday evening at the Oaks of Mayview Healthcare Center. He was born in Oxford, NC to the late Wiley O. and Melissie Kearney Dickerson. He served in the Army during WW II and was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
He was the owner of Wiley's Save on Gas for several years and employed at Carolina Country Club until his 80th birthday. He enjoyed working and had a strong work ethic. He attended Crossroads Fellowship and Temple Baptist Church and a member of American Legion Post 1 in Raleigh.
Surviving wife, Doris Anderson Dickerson; son, Steve Dickerson; daughter, Sandra Leonard and husband Woodrow; son, Larry Teel and wife Gail; sister, Mrs. Evelyn Evans of Oxford; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, R. Craig Dickerson and his eleven brothers and sisters.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 30, 2014 in the Chapel of Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, 831 Wake Forest Road. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Raleigh Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
A special thanks to the staff of The Oaks at Mayview for their excellent care and service.
Memorials may be made to the American Legion Post 1, 3600 Lee Road, Raleigh, NC 27604 or to Alzheimer's of North Carolina, 1305 Navaho Drive, #101, Raleigh, NC 27609.
Condolences may be made to www.bryan-funeralhome.com
Bryan-Lee Funeral Home
831 Wake Forest Road Raleigh, NC 27604
Published in The News & Observer on Aug. 29, 2014