Dean Anthony "Tony" Dickson, 59 of Big Island, journeyed home on Monday, July 25, 2016. Tony was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Ruth Settlage and a brother, Doug Dickson. Tony served in the U. S. Army and he retired from the Virginia Army National Guard. He was currently employed by C. W. Wright after retiring from the City of Bedford. Tony leaves behind his wife of thirty-five years, Robin Jones Dickson; three daughters and sons-in-law, April Motley and husband, James, Brandi Reed and husband, Roger, Crystal Easterling and husband, Mark; his son and daughter-in-law, Dylan Dickson and wife, Ashley as well as fourteen beautiful grandchildren. He is also survived by his father and his wife, Grover Dickson and wife, Freddie; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Duane Dickson and wife, Sally Jo, Guy Dickson and wife, Wendy, Tim Dickson; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Sharon Smith and husband, Wayne, Crystal Engels and husband, Chuck and numerous nieces and nephews and other family members & friends that will miss his kind heart and spirit. The family requests those wishing to make memorials to consider your local fire or rescue squad. A funeral service was held on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 10 am at Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford with Pastor Rick Dellinger officiating and military honors by American Legion Post # 16. Arrangements Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service
1140 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike
Bedford, VA 24523-1803
Published in Bedford Bulletin from Aug. 3 to Aug. 4, 2016