Bobby Charles Dicken
8/27/1937 - 11/19/2017


Bobby Charles Dicken (August 27, 1937 - November 19, 2017)

Bobby was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma to W.R.(Bob) Dicken and Thora O. (Sis) Standifer Dicken in 1937. He attended the Greenville ISD and graduated from Greenville H.S. in 1955.

Graduated from East Texas State University (Now Texas A&M University at Commerce) in 1959.

Served in the U.S. Air Force for 4 years with 3 years in Japan. Retired from Raytheon after 36 years with preceding companies. Was a 50 year member of the Merit Masonic Lodge No. 727. He is survived by his wife Virginia Sue (Susie), daughter Virginia (Jenny) Lankford, son John Lankford and wife Maureen, daughter Jill Womack, son Rory (Dicken) Cobb and wife Andrea, son Todd (Dicken) Cobb, grandson Blake Lankford and wife Jackie, grandsons Braden, Garrett, Gage and Seth Womack, granddaughters Devon Lankford, Wrynn Jones and husband Tyler, Shelby M'Lynn Lankford and Anthony Perry, brother Dwayne Dicken and wife Susan, great-grandsons Logan, Cash, Gabriel, Brigg, Tripp, Riggin and great-granddaughter Whitley. 

He was preceded in death by his parents (Bob & Sis) and son Jerry A. Lankford Jr. and great-granddaughter Hanna Grace Lankford.

He was a jack-of-all-trades and self-proclaimed master of none. He enjoyed family as a participant, sports as a spectator, and music as a wannabe musician.

A graveside service will be 2:30 P.M., Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Merit Cemetery. Visitation will be 1:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Blake Lankford, Logan Lankford, Braden Womack, Garrett Womack, Gage Womack and Seth Womack. Honorary pallbearers will be Cash Lankford and Gabe Lankford.

The above was written and approved by the deceased.

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