J.D. Dickey Jr., died Friday, March 29, 2013, in Mineola. He was born on Saturday, Dec. 8, 1923, in Greenville to the late Jake and Clemmie Dickey. He served in the United States Army during World War II
. He was a civil engineer and a member of First Christian Church in Mineola.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Nancy Dickey, of Mineola; two sons, Alan Dickey and wife Elveta, of Brownfield, and Craig Dickey, of Red Oak; one daughter, Debbie Rippy and husband Terry of Sachse; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at First Christian Church in Mineola on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to First Christian Church in Mineola or Heart to Heart Hospice of Tyler.