Richard L. Dickinson
Jan. 4, 1942 - Nov. 12, 2012
Richard died in So San Fran. at 70. He was a resident in Millbrae for 37 yrs. Born in San Fran. Lived in Noe Valley til 1975. His father, David V Dickinson, was born in Vancouver Canada of Nova Scotia settlers in 1916. His mother, of Wisconsin German stock, was Dorothy May Simon. Brothers are Jimmy, Larry and Steven. Oct 1989 Richard married his loved wife Lillian. Children: Evan, David and Christopher. Step children: Carlann, Charles and Christina, Grandchildren: Joshua, Jon, Christopher, Adrien, Sondra, Phillip, Allyson, Anthony, Nicholas and Eleia.
Richard worked as a painting contractor in San Fran. for 50 yrs. Richard, a faithful minister of Jehovah from his baptism at 8, was a full time Pioneer in the ministry starting at 16, maintaining his ministerial work until his death. An elder in the Congregation for 25 years, he brought over 50 individuals into the Christian family thanks to the help of Jehovah's holy spirit on his ministry that spanned 62 years.
Visitacion at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park in Colma, Sun. Nov. 18th, 2012 from 1pm - 3pm.
Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Nov. 15 to Nov. 16, 2012.