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J. Russell Dickerson

September 7, 1953 ~ January 5, 2024 (age 70) 70 Years Old

J. Russell Dickerson Obituary


September 7, 1953 - January 5, 2024

LOUISBURG – James Russell Dickerson, 70, of Louisburg, passed away Friday at his home.


Russell was a son of the late Percy C. and Aileen M. Dickerson. He was preceded in death by his stepdaughter, Mary Kem Collier; brother, Jerry Van Dickerson, Sr. and sister, Judy Dickerson.


Russell was a loving and dedicated husband, he stood by his wife while she battled cancer in 2022 and 2023 while he was battling cancer himself in 2023. He was a loving brother, uncle and friend. He was a truck driver in the logging industry until his retirement.


He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Mary R. Dickerson; sisters and brother-in-law, Helen Sanderlin of Wake Forest; Ann and Fred Wheeler of Franklinton; many nieces and nephews.    


A graveside service will be held 2:30 pm Thursday, January 11, 2024 at Ransdell Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. 


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ransdell Chapel Baptist Church, 929 MC Wilder Rd. Louisburg, NC 27549 or Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 7101 Creedmoor Rd. Ste. 130, Raleigh, NC 27613-1684.


Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg,

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Graveside Service
January 11, 2024

2:30 PM
Ransdell Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery

Visitation to Follow Service
January 11, 2024

Ransdell Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery


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