The Rev. James Douglas "J.D." Dickerson, 88, died Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014, at The Place in Pooler.
Mr. Dickerson was a U.S. Navy
veteran and served as a signalman on a supply ship during World War II
. He was a retired education specialist, taught English and reading, and was a minister of the Southern Baptist faith. Mr. Dickerson loved tending his vegetable garden and was an avid fisherman and a hard worker.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Morris Dicierson; two sons, James Dickerson and Bobby Dale Dickerson; and a grandson, James Dryfus Strickland.
Survivors include four daughters and three sons-in-law, June and George Strickland and Rosetta and Tim Stanfield, all of Daisy, Emma Jane Barrow of Hagan and Liz and Rufus Kangeter of Pembroke; two sisters, Ruth Crist of Vancouver, Wash., and Mary Ann Fitch of Cleveland, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; and numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral is at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at Flanders Morrison Funeral Home Chapel in Pembroke.
Visitation is three hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army or The Gideons.
Arrangements are by Flanders Morrison Funeral Home, www.flandersmorrisonfuneralhome.com.