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
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
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.