David Ralph Dickson of Belmore, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at his home on Tuesday, March 1st, 2016, at the age of 85.
Beloved husband of the former Deanne Allan.
Loving father of Judy Lyons of Wingham, Jeff Dickson of Teeswater, Nancy Dickson (David LeGault) of Ethel, Jane Tolton (Paul) of Belmore and Scott Dickson (Lesley) of Wingham.
Proud Papa of Carman and Garett Stafford, Bradley and Christopher Lyons, Michaela, Logan and Caleb Tolton, Connor, Brianna, Griffin and Dylan Dickson.
Fondly remembered by his sisters, Stella Douglas of Clifford, Jean Field of Clifford, Alice Mawhinney (Ivan) of Mildmay and brother George Dickson of Belmore.
Also survived by brothers-in-law Glen Allan (Reta) of Englehart and Andy Allan (June) of Wingham and several nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his parents, James and Annabel (Darling) Dickson, daughter-in-law Lois Ballagh, brothers Ken Dickson (Mildred) and John Dickson (Florence), brothers-in-law John Douglas and Russell Field and sisters-in-law Reta Dahms (Ronald), Iyla Elliott (Bob Burchill) and Connie Allan.
A mingle and mix visitation will take place at the Belmore Community Centre, Belmore (91122 Belmore Line) on Saturday, March 5th, 2016 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. (following Ralph’s wishes, there will be no formal receiving line). A Masonic Lodge Memorial Service will be held on Saturday at 9:30 p.m.
The memorial service to celebrate Ralph’s life will take place at the Belmore Community Centre, Belmore on Sunday, March 6th, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.
Reception to follow.
Spring inurnment Lakelet Cemetery, Lakelet
If desired, memorial donations to the Wingham & District Hospital Foundation or the Belmore Chamber of Commerce would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and may be arranged through the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater.
Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.
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