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Monday, January 24, 2011

John Daniel Dickens Obituary

John Dickens
(June 29, 1926 - December 30, 2010)

John Dickens, 84, passed away Thursday, December 30, 2010 at Mt. Vernon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. John was born in North Carolina on June 29, 1926 being 1 of 13 children to John W. and Ella M. (Wilder) Dickens.

John was a WWII veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a self-employed welder and was a member of the Mormon Church. John enjoyed genealogy.

John is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, A. Marie Dickens, and his 2nd wife, Kay (Brown) Dickens.

He is survived by his three sons; Rick Dickens (Becky) of Vinten, LA, Michael Dickens (Sharon) of Newburgh, Gary Dickens (MaryAnn) of Mt. Vernon; stepson, Adam Kahn of Newburgh; grandchildren; Jennifer, Jason, Lindsey, Joshua, and Spencer Dickens, as well as several great grandchildren.

Private graveside services will be on Monday, January 3, 2011 with burial to follow at Bellefontaine Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Sunday, January 2, 2011at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main Street in Mt. Vernon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Posey County Humane Society.

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