Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Bobby Gene Dickson, 86, died Jan. 11, 2013, at his home with his family around him. He was born Aug. 10, 1926, in Jefferson City, Mo., to Norman and Zelman (Cartwright) Dickson. Bobby entered the Army in July of 1944 until 1945, after graduating from Wheaton High School. He met Imogene Flaxbeard in 1948, and they married on Aug. 6, 1950, at the Wheaten Methodist Church. Bobby attended University of Missouri and graduated with a degree in business and public administration.

He was a government employee for 30 years working in office personnel management, retiring in 1985. He was the beloved husband of Imogene, for 62 years, dearest father of Eileen (Scott) Pitcel and Russell (Katherine) Dickson, loving grandfather to William (Michelle) Pitcel, Cameron (Michelle) Pitcel, Robert Dickson, Walter Pitcel and great- grandfather to Alex Edmonson, Emma Pitcel and Victoria Pitcel.

Visitation will be Monday, January 21, 2013, 10 a.m. until the service time at 1 p.m. at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr Road, Warren, Mich.