Dickey Sr., Samuel C. (September 18, 1887 - May 21, 1984)

Services Thursday for

Samuel Dickey

Douglas Budget - May, 1984

Funeral services for Samuel C. Dickey, Sr., age 96, will be held Thursday, May 24, 1984 at 11:00 a.m. at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Douglas with Rev. Robert Nuhn officiating.

Interment will be in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Gillette Thursday, May 24, 1984 at 3:30 p.m. with Masonic Lodge No. 28 A.F. & A.M. of Gillette, Wy. conducting graveside services.

Mr. Dickey died Monday, May 21, 1984 at his home in Douglas following a short illness. Sam, the son of Eleazer and Nettie Weaver Dickey, was born September 18, 1887 at Deadwood, S.D.

He was reared and educated in Spearfish, S.D. graduating from Spearfish Normal School. He attended and graduated from the School of Mines in Rapid City, S.D. in 1912. He worked as a mining engineer in the Spearfish area until 1923.

He was married to Bertha B. Halvorsen January 2, 1918 at Lead, S.D. In 1923 they moved to Gillette where he owned and operated the Campbell County Supply, a grocery store, until 1949, at which time he retired. In 1952 they moved to Douglas, and remained a resident until the time of his death. He was a member of the Congregational United Church of Christ in Douglas; Masonic Lodge No. 28 A.F. & A.M. since 1912 in Gillette; Shriner's Naja Temple in Deadwood, S.D.; Moose Lodge No. 62 in Douglas; 50 year member of Eastern Star and a charter member of Lions Club both of Gillette. He held a lifetime teaching certificate in South Dakota.

He is survived by his wife, Bertha, of Douglas; two sons, Samuel C. Dickey, Jr. of Redlands, Ca. and Donald H. Dickey of Gillette, Wy.; two daughters, Doris Marie Weaver of Tujanga, Ca. and Lois M. Hutt of Broken Bow, Neb.; one brother, Hubert F. Dickey of Basin, Wy.; one sister, Ana Harden of Oakland, Ca.; 14 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and four great great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Ena Yvonne Dickey; two brothers, Walter and Albert Dickey; one sister, Elizabeth Failing.

Serving as pallbearers; Curt Helzer, Kerry Helzer, Robert Dickey, Doug Rigsby, John Bookless and Lee Harden.


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