October 10, 2011
Statesboro, GA., Mr. Donald Dickerson, age 61, passed into rest, Monday, October 10, 2011 in Butner, NC., after an extended illness. Mr. Dickerson, a resident of Statesboro received his early educated in the public school system of Bulloch County. After graduating from Statesboro High School, he began his career in public service by working with the Bulloch County’s Civil Defense and attended school to become an emergency medical technician. He also attended the Georgia Fire Academy. Mr. Dickerson was hired in 1975 as the City of Statesboro’s First African American Fire Fighter. In 1983 he was grandfathered in as a Georgia Fire Fighter member, he also was a arson investigator and also grandfathered in as a peace officer by the Georgia Peace Officer Training Council. He retired after 33 years of service. He is preceded in death by his mother, Willie Banner Dickerson and a sister, Tangela “Pat” Smith. Cherishing his memories are, his wife, Shirley Ann Dickerson, Statesboro, GA., children, LaTonia Dickerson, Lamar Dickerson, Tommy Brinson, Tammy Brinson, and Wayland Dickerson all of Statesboro, GA., his father, Walter Dickerson, Jr., Statesboro, GA., two brothers, Bobby Dickerson and Elgie Dickerson both of Statesboro, GA., sisters, Stylish Littles, Savannah, GA., Joann (Vincent) Fennell, Kathy (Ben) White, Early Johnson, and Walter Mae Powell all for Statesboro, GA., Joyce Hall, Savannah, GA., Teresa Frink, Algene Dickerson and Marcella (Bobby) Jones all of Statesboro, GA., 31 grandchildren, several aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends. Family visitation will be held Sunday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Ben Samuel Hill Memorial Chapel of Hill’s Mortuary, Inc. The funeral services for Mr. Dickerson will be held 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 17, 2011 at the Untied Fellowship Worship Center, the Rev. Brock Taylor, pastor Elder Donald Chavers, Jr., officiating. Burial will follow in the Bulloch Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be expressed at hillmortuaryinc.com Final rites entrusted to Hill’s Mortuary, Inc.
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