Carl Walter Dickerson Jr., 70, of West Terre Haute, passed away in his residence on Saturday, May 12, 2018. He was born in Terre Haute, on April 7, 1948, to Carl Walter Dickerson Sr. and Phyllis Marie DeMougin Dickerson.
Carl was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and his memberships include the West Terre Haute Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6574, West Terre Haute American Legion Post 501, Voiture 40/8, Marine Corps League, West Terre Haute Young Men's Club, and Terre Haute Eagles Lodge. Carl had previously worked at both J.I. Case and Ivy Hill Printing.
Carl is survived by his daughter, Mary VanVactor (husband Doug); son, Carl Dickerson III; his mother, Phyllis Dickerson; his grandchildren, Seth Thornton, Britney Dickerson, Aubrey Dickerson, Keifer Dickerson, Hailey VanVactor, Devin VanVactor, and Colton VanVactor; and also several great-grandchildren. Also surviving are three stepsisters, Cheryl Eitner (husband Jim), Patricia Dickerson, and Susan Kreishner (husband Ken).
He was preceded in death by his father; and his wife, Patty Goodwin Dickerson.
A celebration of life service will be held at Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 N. 3rd St., West Terre Haute, on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at 3 p.m. Military rites will be provided by the Vigo County Veteran's Honor Guard. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday from 2 until 3 p.m. at the funeral home. In keeping with his wishes, cremation will follow the service. Online condolences can be left at: www.fitzpatrickfunerals.com
Published on May 15, 2018