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Robert Maurice Dickerson, Sr.

January 24, 1935 — April 1, 2022

Robert Maurice Dickerson, Sr.

Robert (Bob) Dickerson, 87, of Burlington, NC, passed away after a hard-fought battle with cancer on April, 1, 2022 in Mebane.

Visitation will be 2:00pm on Monday, April 11, 2022 at Trinity Baptist with a graveside service being held at 4:00pm. Arrangements are by Wilkerson Funeral Home.

Bob was born to Jesse Ben Dickerson and Clyda Faircloth Saunders on January 24, 1935.  He graduated high school from Walter M. Williams. He served in the Marine Corps and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was a loving father and friend, with an infectious smile that was always warm and welcoming to everyone. He will be missed, but never forgotten by those who knew and loved him.

Bob is preceded in death by his mother, father, step-father Richard “Dick” Saunders, brother Jessie “Sarge” Ben Dickerson, sister Carol Joan Dickerson Jones, infant son Terry Dickerson, and daughter Pam Dickerson Foster. 

Bob is survived by his long-time partner Patsy Smith, sons Gary (Renee) Dickerson and Bobby (Sarah) Dickerson, daughter Melody (John) Campbell, brother, Richard Dickerson, sister, Judy (Grover) Saunders Chaney, grandchildren, Chris, Kevin, Nikki, Brandon, Chelsea, Alysun, Terry, Ashleigh, Hannah, Trey, Cassie, Tripp, and 14 great grandchildren.

Memorials may be given to Hospice of Alamance/Guilford County in lieu of flowers. The family of Bob wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the VA Medical Center, Hospice of Alamance/Guilford, and all those who cared for, stopped by, called, and prayed for him.

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Monday, April 11, 2022

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Monday, April 11, 2022

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Trinity Baptist Church Cemetery

9904 NC-150, Reidsville, NC 27320

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