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Roy Dicks, Jr

Roy Dicks, Jr

Male 1929 - 2018  (88 years)

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  • Name Roy Dicks  [1, 2
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 18 Dec 1929  Columbia City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1935  Precinct 9, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1945  Precinct 8, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 1 Jun 2018  Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mr. Roy Dicks, Jr., age 88, of Lake City, Florida died peacefully at his residence on Friday, June 1, with his family at his bedside.

      He was a fourth generation pioneer Columbia county family, having resided in Lake City all of his life. He was an educator in the local school system for 37 years, having taught 7th grade math for 11 years and was principal of Melrose Elementary School for 26 years. He also was a part time minister of The Church of Christ and worked with congregations in Macclenny, Lake Butler, High Springs, Live Oak, Mayo, Perry, Burlington/Sante Fe, Lake City and Bell, Florida, and held his membership at the Lake City Church of Christ.

      He was a graduate of Mason City High School, a graduate of Florida College, Tampa, Florida and obtained his Master’s Degree from Florida State University in 1958.

      He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Jean Cochran Dicks and his parents, Roy and Mable Roberts Dicks, Sr.

      He is survived by his daughter, Cherie (Ray) Hill and his son, Steven Dicks both of Lake City, Florida: Two sisters, Marcelean Haver of Atlanta, Georgia and Pat Lester of Valdosta, Georgia: Grandchildren , Blake Dicks of Lake Butler, Fla., Jodi England of Anaheim, Ca., Brad Dicks of Lake Butler, Fla., Sarah Jordan of Brentwood, TN., Garrett Hill of Jacksonville, Fla. and Caleb Hill of Lake City, Fla.: Eight great-grandchildren also survive.

      A funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Dicks will be held at 11 A.M. Tuesday, June 5, in the Lake City Church of Christ with Minister Brandon Britton officiating.

      Interment will be in Hopeful Cemetery, Columbia County, Florida.

      Visitation and gathering with the family will be from 5 to 7 P.M. Monday, June 4, at GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, 2659 S.W. Main Blvd., Lake City, Florida. www.guerryfuneralhome.net.

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    Buried 5 Jun 2018  Hopeful Baptist Church Cemetery, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I409  tng Genealogy

    Father Roy Dicks, Sr,   b. 25 Sep 1908, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1940, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mable Cortense Roberts,   b. 25 May 1910, Bell, Gilchrist, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1987, Lake Butler, Union, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 17 Dec 1927 
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Norma Jean Cochran,   b. 25 Jul 1930, Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 2016, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1951  Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
    Family ID F215  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Aug 1951 - Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jun 2018 - Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S351] Florida State Census, 1867-1945, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2008;).
      Census Year: 1935; Locality: Precinct 9; County: Columbia; Page: 3; Line: 14; Archive Series #: S5, Roll 4
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FloridaStateCen1867&h=2674921&indiv=try
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    2. [S351] Florida State Census, 1867-1945, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2008;).
      Census Year: 1945; Locality: Precinct 8; County: Columbia; Page: 14; Line: 5; Archive Series #: S1371, Roll 5
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FloridaStateCen1867&h=3341891&indiv=try
      [ View Florida Census Document]