1927 - 2015 Proverbs 14:26 Whoever fears The Lord has a secure fortress, and for their children it will be a refuge. Bill Dickey, 88, of Bevil Oaks, left this earth on Friday, June 5, 2015. He was born on May 30, 1927, in Troup, Texas, to Mary Elizabeth Obar and James Carlton Dickey. He was the youngest of nine children. Bill served in the United States Army during World War II. When he came home he went to work at Mobil Oil and then moved to Mobil Chemical where he retired with thirty-five years of service. He was an active member of First Baptist Church of Bevil Oaks. Bill loved his church, his family and helping others. He loved riding his bicycle and could be seen riding all over Bevil Oaks every day except Sunday. Left to treasure his memory are his children, Allen Dickey and his wife, Deborah, of Lumberton and daughter, Gayle Lind and her husband, William, of Parker. He was PePaw to Heath Allen Dickey and his wife, Katie, of China; Kristen Kay Renfro and her husband, Theron, of Seabrook; and five great-grandchildren, Carter, Adrian, and Landrie Renfro and Logan and Emma Dickey. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of sixty-two years, Lillian Floy Dickey. Bill will be greatly missed. A gathering of Mr. Dickey's family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Monday, June 8, 2015, at Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at First Baptist Church of Bevil Oaks, 7725 Sweetgum Road, Bevil Oaks, with his interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Bevil Oaks, 7725 Sweetgum Road, Beaumont, Texas 77713. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on June 7, 2015