Laurance Deforest Dickinson Jr.

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Laurance Deforest Dickinson, Jr. was born March 7,1937 in Sayre, PA and passed away October 21, 2014 in The Woodlands, TX.

Larry was the first born son of Laurance Deforest and Jane Espey Dickinson. He was a graduate of Owego Free Academy and attended Cortland State College.

At the age of 16 he learned to fly and soon after college enlisted in the US Air Force. He was stationed in Rabat, Morocco. Afterward he ventured to Texas where he obtained advanced aviation training and licenses. He became an Executive Pilot for Conoco/Dupont, then Meridian Bank after which he retired to River Plantation in Conroe, Texas.

Survived by his children Laurance (Shawn) Deforest Dickinson III, of Conroe, TX; Todd A. Dickinson of Spring, TX, Carrie Dickinson Thomasson of Belton, TX.

Grandchildren Brittany, Davie and Cameron Dickinson and Julia and Morgan Thomasson.

His devoted companion Linda Johnston of Conroe, and her daughters Kristine (Brian) Chauvin of Spring, TX and Jennifer Greenhill of Houston, TX; and their children Corey and Justine Chauvin, and Jeffrey and Jessica Greenhill.

His sister Suzanne Dickinson of Owego, NY, and brothers Clarance Dickinson of San Antonio, TX and Richard (Connie) Dickinson of Eagan, MN, Nephew Joseph (Carolyn) Palladino, nieces Nancy (Scott) Houle, Amy Palladino, Heather Hurley and Lindsay (Michael) Roering. Several grand nieces and nephews.

Memorial Service to be held at First United Methodist Church Conroe on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 1:00 pm.


Published on from Oct. 22 to Nov. 4, 2014
Arrangements under the direction of:
Metcalf Funeral Directors
1801 East White Oak Terrace | Conroe, TX 77304 | (936) 756-3311
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