A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 2 at Reidland Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Huffmaster officiating.
Born in Memphis, Tenn., Mr. Dickinson was a member of Reidland Baptist Church. He was also a pipefitter, a member of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union 184 and a member of Ledbetter Masonic Lodge 952.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Eva Dickinson; one daughter, Melissa Lewis and husband Joe, of Bladenboro, N.C.; two sons, Joey Dickinson and wife Halona of Brookport and Jim Murphy and wife Michele of Paducah; seven grandchildren; four great-granchildren; one sister, Jeanette Crowe of Paducah; and one brother, Jim Dickinson, of Sylacauga, Ala.
There will be no visitation.
Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, Kentucky Region, 240 Whittington Parkway, Louisville, Ky. 40222; or the American Diabetes Association, Memorial and Honor Program, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.
Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.