Guy J. Dickerson, 85, of Clay City, Indiana, passed away at Union Hospital, while surrounded by his family, following a brief illness.
Guy was born in Jasonville, Indiana January 9, 1930, the son of Thomas and Harriett (Tribble) Dickerson. He graduated from Jasonville High School with the class of 1948. He served his country in the United States Air Force for 3 years and was honorably discharged in 1949. As a civilian Guy worked for Pfizer for 44 years and retired in 1993 after achieving his goal of having the highest seniority at the plant.
Guy was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Clay City, Order of Eastern Star Bowling Green Chapter, Masonic Lodge of Clay City, Clay County Historical Society, and Veterans of Foreign War Post 6606. Guy has also served on the Clay City Town Board, the Alcohol and Beverage Commission, the Rural Health Commission, Harrison Township Democratic Chair, and the board of directors for the Clay County Historical Society.
He and Jane Ann hosted many exchange students through Youth for Understanding throughout the years.
In his free time, he enjoyed watching sports, especially the Clay City Eels, bowling, fishing, and spending time with his family especially his great-granddaughter, Annie Jane.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years Jane Ann Dickerson, a son David Dickerson, five brothers: Hershel Dickerson, James Dickerson, Johnny Dickerson, Thomas Dickerson, and Marion Dickerson, and a sister, Catherine Johnson.
Guy is survived by his daughter Jo Beth Haviland and husband Dale, a daughter-in-law Lisa Dickerson, grandchildren: Brent Haviland, Elizabeth Haviland, Kendall Dickerson, and Evan Dickerson, a step-grandson Bradley Haviland, a great-granddaughter Annie Jane Bryan, and his loyal dog Lillie.
A gathering of friends and family will be held at the Clay City First United Methodist Church in the fellowship hall, Sunday, January 24, 2016 from 10:30am – 2:00pm. Prayer services will be held at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Clay City First United Methodist Church
Schoppenhorst Funeral Home has been entrusted with his arrangements. Visit www.schoppenhorstfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.