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Wesley E. Dickey

March 4, 1937 ~ September 24, 2017 (age 80)
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Wesley E. Dickey, 80, of Scheller, Illinois passed away at 12:05 P.M. September 24, 2017 at his residence in Scheller, Illinois. He was born March 4, 1937 in Chancey, Illinois to Reverend Homer E. & Lillie O. (Jostes) Dickey. He married Patsy Lorene Dickey on April 9, 1957 in Sesser, Illinois and she preceded him in death on January 22, 2017.

Wesley is survived by his son, Kirk Dickey of Sesser, Illinois; daughter, Penny Jones and husband, Travis of Scheller, Illinois; 7 grandchildren, Skylar Dickey, Dakota Dickey, Bryce Jones and wife, Harlie, Danara Jones, Shanae Jones, Michael Paris, and Angelle Hofmann; 2 great-grandchildren; brother, Ernest Dickey and wife, Rozella of Tamaroa, Illinois; sister, Lillie Loman and husband, Bill of Blue Springs, Missouri.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; daughter, Tina Rena Dickey; 5 brothers, Reverend Earl Dickey, Kenneth, Ray, Harlan, and Mervil; and 4 sisters, Lora, Erma, Phyllis, and Helen.

Wesley served his country in the United States Navy. He and his wife were foster parents and enjoyed helping several children throughout the years. He worked as a coal miner for 30 years at Inland Steel/Consol and was a member of the United Mine Workers of America.

Visitation: 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville, Illinois.

Funeral Service: 11:30 A.M. Wednesday, 27, 2017 at Maple Hill Cemetery in Sesser, Illinois with Reverend Edward Endsley officiating. Full military honors will be held at the cemetery conducted by members of the Mount Vernon American Legion Post #141.

Interment: Maple Hill Cemetery in Sesser, Illinois.

Memorials: American Parkinson Disease Association

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Parkinson Disease Association
135 Parkinson Avenue, Staten Island NY 10305

 Service Information

September 27, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Newell Funeral Home
505 E Main Street
Waltonville, IL 62894

Graveside Service
September 27, 2017

11:30 AM
Maple Hill Cemetery
5422 Church Street
Sesser, IL 62884

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