J. Dillon Vickery
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J. Dillon Vickery, 72, of Pensacola, FL passed away on April 4, 2014. Dillon served in the United States Marine Corps Reserves and was a member of the John Birch Society. He had a strong belief of God, Family, and Country, and was an avid reader of the New American. His faith was strong and he was a member of Olive Baptist Church. He owned Vickery Safety and Security and was dedicated to serving his customers. He was affectionately known as "Grandfather" by his grandchildren who he loved so much.
He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Vivian and Joe Rogers; brother, Raymond, and grandson, Nathan Blair.
Dillon is survived by his wife, Joy Gates Vickery; daughter, Karen Stewart Wood (Bobby); daughter, Kimberly Blair-Greenberg (Richard); grandchildren, Michael, Mitchell, Jonathon, Callie, and Gage; great-granddaughter, Alison; brother, Leonard Rogers, and sister, Melissa Ripa. He also leaves behind many loyal friends and loving neighbors. A special thanks to Covenant Hospice of Pensacola, Florida.
The funeral service will be at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North in Cantonment, FL on April 8, 2014. The family will receive visitors from 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Service is at 2; 30 p.m. with a graveside service at Whitmire Cemetery to follow.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME NORTH, 1000 Hwy 29S, Cantonment, FL is in charge of arrangements. You may express your condolences online at www.fcfhs.com
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Faith Chapel Funeral Homes - North Chapel
1000 Highway 29
Cantonment, FL 32533
Published in Pensacola News Journal on Apr. 8, 2014